I'm trying test password strength in one of our e-commerce sites. I'm using john the ripper to brute-force a password file. The algorithm used by PHP is: $hash = md5($salt . $pass) No other ...
I have read some times that hashing is a one way function, that is you can make the hash of a message, but you can't recover the original message from the hash, just check its integrity. However, if ...
I'm testing out John the Ripper (1.7.9 Jumbo 7) on a file containing MD5 hashes without any usernames. I've been experimenting with different rules and configurations – I am currently using a wordlist ...