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comment Implementing brute force attacks on hash values in Javascript
well the problem is that this is not only about how to divide labor, since A) I'm looking for ways to actually implement a brute-forcing function as described in my question, and B) I'm not looking on how to divide mere clear-text strings, but on how to split the search space for hash values among several working clients.
Sep
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comment Implementing brute force attacks on hash values in Javascript
So defining the search range would work perfectly with normal strings, but there is one problem left: I have to hash the result of the client's calculation after EVERY try since I only have the original hash value to match it with...correct me if I'm wrong, but afaik the hash values will always be different since the client will never be able to calculate the whole clear text when it's just processing a part of the search space...I'm wondering right now if it's even possiblem to split the search space on a hash value.
Sep
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comment Implementing brute force attacks on hash values in Javascript
Thanks for your help here, for some reason I never thought of simply defining the search space. Idk why but I always thought I have to split the actual has value...Yes I agree: the performance will not be pretty. Using Javascript for this is one criteria for my thesis, and I guess it is because js is way more widespread than, say Silverlight. There are also nexto to no compatibility issues here, since js works in all browsers today, unless of course it's turned off.
Sep
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comment Implementing brute force attacks on hash values in Javascript
Hi and thank you for your help. Yes the part about splitting the hashes into ranges in order to distribute the task among my nodes is also a problem right now, but I'd rather focus on the main problem described above. Sorry for the confusion. The blog you've mentioned is in fact really interesting as it links to great sources for word lists and hash values for later testing, but I'm afraid it doesn't help with my current problem of "how to implement a brute-forcing functionality". I know in general of how brute forcing works, but I have no idea of how to do that in terms of programming...
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