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|Full description=John the Ripper is a fast password cracker, currently available for many flavors of *nix (11 are officially supported, not counting different architectures) and other platforms. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. It supports several crypt(3) password hash types which are most commonly found on various *nix flavors. Several other hash types are added with contributed patches.
 
|Full description=John the Ripper is a fast password cracker, currently available for many flavors of *nix (11 are officially supported, not counting different architectures) and other platforms. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. It supports several crypt(3) password hash types which are most commonly found on various *nix flavors. Several other hash types are added with contributed patches.
 
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|Homepage URL=http://www.openwall.com/john/
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|Computer languages=C,Shell script,Assembly
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|Related projects=pam_pwcheck,Pwdutils
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|Keywords=security,cryptography,password,crack,hash types
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|Is GNU=n
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Last review date=2009-09-23
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.6
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|Version identifier=1.6.38
|Version date=1998-12-04
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|Version date=2005-05-12
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|Version status=developmental
|Version download=http://www.openwall.com/john/dl/john-1.6.37.tar.gz
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|License verified date=2003-09-19
 
|License verified date=2003-09-19
|Version comment=1.6 stable released 1998-12-04
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|Version comment=1.6.38 devel released 2005-05-12
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Real name=Alexander Peslyak
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|Email=solar@openwall.com
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|Interface=command-line
 
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Latest revision as of 11:00, 12 April 2011

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John the Ripper

http://www.openwall.com/john/
John the Ripper is a fast password cracker, currently available for many flavors of *nix (11 are officially supported, not counting different architectures) and other platforms. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. It supports several crypt(3) password hash types which are most commonly found on various *nix flavors. Several other hash types are added with contributed patches.


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version 1.6.38 (developmental)
released on 12 May 2005

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey19 September 2003



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Alexander Peslyak Maintainer


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Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:solar@openwall.com


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 September 2009.



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