John the Ripper

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John the Ripper

http://www.openwall.com/john/
Detects weak passwords

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.


Download

Download version 1.8.0 (stable)
released on 30 May 2013

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey19 September 2003



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Alexander Peslyak Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:solar@openwall.com


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 February 2017.



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