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Re: Rainbow tables on Linux?

On 10/23/2008 12:14 PM, Johann Spies 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?

As far as I know, the hashes in /etc/shadow are salted, so a rainbow
table, for all possible salts and the the intended password range, would
be probably very huge.

Christian Franke

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