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Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2020 17:36:25 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Password length gets shorter with time

It’s a feature. Basically, “12345678(tel:12345678)” is a weaker password than “dY3@k” even though the former is longer. For dumb brute-force you could use mask mode instead but I wouldn’t recommend it.

(Sorry for top-post, I’m on a phone)


On 2 April 2020 at 09:33, Sky Diver<>wrote:
> Running on Ubuntu 18.04 I started with the following
> Warning: detected hash type "rar", but the string is also recognized
> as "rar-opencl"
> Use the "--format=rar-opencl" option to force loading these as that type instead
> Using default input encoding: UTF-8
> Loaded 1 password hash (rar, RAR3 [SHA1 256/256 AVX2 8x AES])
> Will run 8 OpenMP threads
> Proceeding with single, rules:Single
> Got to the sequential/incremental phase and it's been a while.
> Looking at the progress from time to time I saw the following:
> 0g 42:06:53:12 3/3 0g/s 271.7p/s 271.7c/s 271.7C/s l0su2412..l0sup154
> 0g 46:12:31:51 3/3 0g/s 268.9p/s 268.9c/s 268.9C/s nigdbb3..nigf4it
> 0g 49:05:22:47 3/3 0g/s 267.6p/s 267.6c/s 267.6C/s ej1rlb..eje4k2
> The number of chars got to 8 then 7 then 6.
> Is this a bug or a feature?

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