Re: Passwords file cracking
From: Ajay Sabnis (bagatrix_bruv_at_yahoo.co.uk)
Date: 16 Mar 2004 05:04:51 -0800
Well thank you mr high and mighty. This is one task i need to address
for my dissertation. This is not a concern of your. if you do not have
anything constructive to say, keep your mouth shut. thanks.
Ford Prefect <email@example.com> wrote in message news:<4056A7A2.firstname.lastname@example.org>...
> Ajay Sabnis wrote:
> > I am creating a passowrd generator app that will create a number of
> > random passwords and store them in some basic encrypted format in a
> > plain txt file. I have 2 question i need urgent help on (dissertation
> > deadline approaching!!):
> > 1. Does anyone know of any password cracking software that i can feed
> > a plain txt password file into and it will give results? Any
> > suggestions how this would be done?
> Have you bothered to read any of the threads on these newsgroups...
> ....there have been alll sorts of discussions on this...
> And try learning how to use a search engine....
> > 2. The generator will must encrypt passwords in the same manner the
> > cracker will encrypt its guesses(dictionary attacking). any comments
> > on what this may be?
> Kinda defeats the whole purpose of the exercise, doesn't it?
> > Please note, the purpose of this is an empirical testing on passwords.
> > The platform passwords security issues are not important. However, i'm
> > running windows.
> Given the cconditions you are requesting, what exactly is your
> "emprircal testing" supposed to accomplish? This doesn't look like
> anythinga "dissertation" would address...