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Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2020 16:34:42 +0200
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Best cracking method to use?

On Sun, Jun 14, 2020 at 09:57:46AM -0400, Powen Cheng wrote:
> What is the best cracking method to use to maximum the search using (known
> bits) of a password?

There isn't a universal best choice, but:

> I do know some parts of the password but in what order or combination which
> is the unknown.
> example of list known bits.
> A
> B
> C
> #
> @
> 3
> wordone
> wordtwo
> wordthree
> wordfour
> wordfive

The easiest way to have these searched reasonably well is to put them
into a wordlist file and use the PRINCE mode.  To skip many of the
combinations of just the single-character known bits without any word,
you can add "--min-length".


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