0

Now I assume that everyone knows of aircrack-ng and John The Ripper with it's fantastic ability to pause and resume cracking.

With that aside, I want to add Crunch into the mix, however I can't seem to add crunch to it. The plan as goes:

Crunch > John OR Aircrack [ If > John, then Crunch > John > Aircrack ]

John > Aircrack [ So Crunch > Aircrack & John > Aircrack ]

I am running this on the MacOSX Terminal, but I guess this doesn't matter because all three have installed successfully, however I have to cd ~/jtr/run/ in order to use john the ripper.

Any idea on how to mix them together, anyone? If you want, I'm using crunch 8 20 charset.lst -f mixalpha-numeric-all-space

So far I have tried

./john -wordlist= -session=stpcrunch -stdout |crunch 8 20 -f ~/crunch-3.6/charset.lst mixalpha-numeric-symbol14-space -i | aircrack-ng -a 2 -b D0:57:4C:56:D2:30 -w - ~/-01.cap

crunch 8 20 -f ~/crunch-3.6/charset.lst mixalpha-numeric-symbol14-space -i |./john -wordlist= -session=stpcrunch -stdout | aircrack-ng -a 2 -b D0:57:4C:56:D2:30 -w - ~/-01.cap

./john -session=stpcrunch -stdout | crunch 8 20 mixalpha-numeric-all-space | aircrack-ng -a 2 -b D0:57:4C:56:D2:30 -w - ~/-01.cap

However all of these had crunch and aircrack working, however john doesn't work... I need all of them to work. - Although doing Ctrl+c stops crunch, but when ctrl+c is pressed again, it can't stop aircrack...?

  • (Just a side-note: Does anyone remember Crack 5.0a?) – Konrad Gajewski May 15 '15 at 16:34
  • What's Crack5.0a exactly? – MrU May 30 '15 at 6:49
  • A a bruteforce password cracker (mainly for Unix' /etc/shadow), that has some powerful word mangling capabilities. – Konrad Gajewski May 30 '15 at 11:30
  • Cpu cracking is dead. And you cannot save session state on a piped wordlist. Buy GPUs and a rig with at least an i3/i5+SSD – user2497 Jun 20 at 8:37
0

Crunch (this provides the output for AirCrack) and then John (this turns it into a session) and that AirCrack (which cracks it).

Like this:

crunch 8 20 -f ~/crunch-3.6/charset.lst mixalpha-numeric-symbol14-space -i |./john --stdin (This accepts crunch's words) --session=stpcrunch --stdout (this then forwards it to aircrack) | aircrack-ng -a 2 -b D0:57:4C:56:D2:30 -w - ~/-01.cap

crunch 8 20 -f ~/crunch-3.6/charset.lst mixalpha-numeric-symbol14-space -i |./john --restore=stpcrunch | aircrack-ng -a 2 -b D0:57:4C:56:D2:30 -w - ~/-01.cap

The next time you do it, see above that the only argument you use with John is the restore option.

1

crunch 8 26 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789 | aircrack-ng psk-01.cap

is an example of what you could try.

  • 1
    Crunch, check. Aircrack-ng, check. JTR? nope. Unless some how this can be paused and resumed? – MrU Feb 24 '15 at 2:38
0

It's best if you try adding something like a word list from where the file is located.

  1. Create a text file on your desktop
  2. run crunch via terminal crunch 4 4 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz -o /home/nameofyourcomputer/Desktop/wordlist.txt
  3. it will generate a file called START on your desktop
  4. Now that you have a completed creating a word list of lots of possible passwords try cracking the password using aircrack-ng and crunch via crunch 4 4 | aircrack-ng -01.cap -w /home/nameofyourcomputer/Desktop/START
  5. you wait and see if the password can be found it might take minutes or hours even days depending on your hardware
  • Please do not yell in posts (all caps) and take a look at the formatting options for posts. – schroeder Jan 15 '17 at 14:56

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.