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Advanced Hash Cracking Techniques
This is a series of articles where I will cover the following topics:
GPU based Cracking using Open CL hashcat.
Amazon EC2 Cloud Computing for Cracking Hashes.
Pushing the envelope with JTR
The intended readers for this article are users who are familiar and well versed with the process of hash cracking using tools like JTR/Hashcat/Passwords Pro.
This article is not going to cover the basics of hash cracking and
I decided to blog about an overview of few methods and concepts I used for cracking hashes during DEFCON 2011, Crack Me If You Can. It felt good to win the contest and as a takeaway, there is a need to push the envelope of cracking hashes.
In this post, I will talk about JTR.
You are all familiar with JTR if you've been cracking hashes for quite sometime. I wanted to draw attention to certain features of JTR which will help you gain a better grasp at how it works and