Re: crack 5.0
From: Robert McGraw (rmcgraw_at_math.purdue.edu)
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 17:42:29 -0500
I just ran ./Crack -fgnd passwordfile so I am not sure what I was running.
I started searching the manual.txt file and found Crack6 and Crack7 in the
extra directory but not sure how they work.
So I assume I was not running the brute force option.
"Mike" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Robert McGraw wrote:
> > I need to get a program that can check our passwords on a Sparc Solaris.
> > A long time ago I used a program called Crack and went looking and found
> > Crack 5.0.
> > I untar'ed it in a directory and compiled and it compiled without
> > I then created an account with a very simple 3 letter password and put
> > one line password in a local file.
> > I then ran Crack -fgnd localpasswdfile
> > but it did not detect the simple password and when I ran Report.
> > So my questions:
> > 1) Crack is a very old program. It there something newer, better, etc.
> > I should use.
> > 2) How can I get Crack to just run some simple test such as a user name
> > spelled backward, etc? I modified the conf/dictrun.conf file to do this
> > again I did not find the simple password. Under older versions I thought
> > there was a parameter to do this.
> > Thanks
> > Robert
> Did you run crack using the dictionary or using brute force?