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Re: Rainbow tables on Linux?


I think you can't use rainbow tables on linux because it uses a salt http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salt_(cryptography) ; that's why john is using bruteforce

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 12:14 PM, Johann Spies <jspies@sun.ac.za> wrote:
Is it possible to use rainbow tables with a password cracker on Linux
like 'john'?  If so, how?  If not, is it possible with any other
password cracker on Linux?

I know about Ophcrack but it seems to be geared towards the Windows

I have John now running for 74 hours to try and crack one
password. That is on a 2xquadcore Intel server.

By the way, I am not trying to break in.  I am testing the
effectiveness of John.

Johann Spies          Telefoon: 021-808 4036
Informasietegnologie, Universiteit van Stellenbosch

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     calling of God in Christ Jesus."
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