Date: Sat, 5 Sep 2020 22:30:44 -0500 From: David Sutherland <turnkit@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: GUI-based attack configuration Intriguing. On Thu, Sep 3, 2020 at 2:55 PM Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > Hi, > > Here's a project I hadn't heard of and personally have no use for, but > someone might find useful or relevant as a UI example: > > https://github.com/sc0tfree/mentalist > > "Mentalist is a graphical tool for custom wordlist generation. It > utilizes common human paradigms for constructing passwords and can > output the full wordlist as well as rules compatible with Hashcat and > John the Ripper." > > This reminded me of the following thoughts I had earlier: > > Maybe we should enhance Johnny with optional GUI-based construction of > wordlist rules. > > Additionally, now that we support many end-user password recovery use > cases, it's desirable to have some UI (a web page or GUI app?) > comfortable for a typical user to specify whatever they recall about the > password. It should actively inquire the user about that, as (from my > experience) people may be at a loss on what kind of information to > provide despite of actually having the information. This should result > in automatic selection of cracking mode(s) to use and configuration of > those. Ideally, it should also inform the user of the resulting > keyspace and expected attack duration (maybe given a pre-specified speed > that the user can edit). > > Alexander > -- David C. Sutherland | (310) 729-6411 (c) | Lindale, Texas
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