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John the Ripper

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John the Ripper is a fast password cracker, currently available for many flavors of Unix (11 are officially supported, not counting different architectures), Windows, DOS, BeOS, and OpenVMS. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. Besides several crypt(3) password hash types most commonly found on various Unix flavors, supported out of the box are Kerberos AFS and Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 LM hashes, plus several more with contributed patches. The original version of JtR was developed by Juan Bocanegra.

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John supports (and autodetects) the following Unix crypt(3) hash types:

Contributed patches add support for many more password hash types:

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