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  1. John The Ripper (JTR) - Tweak That Attack!

    I decided to blog about an overview of few methods and concepts I used for cracking hashes during DEFCON 2011, Crack Me If You Can. It felt good to win the contest and as a takeaway, there is a need to push the envelope of cracking hashes.

    In this post, I will talk about JTR.

    You are all familiar with JTR if you've been cracking hashes for quite sometime. I wanted to draw attention to certain features of JTR which will help you gain a better grasp at how it works and ...