[ILUG] Using Crack 5.0
Paul.Jakma at compaq.com
Mon Nov 29 15:31:40 GMT 1999
> $ Crack /etc/passwd
> $ Crack /etc/shawdow
> I get lots of output, that seem to suggest, it is trying to
> do some "make".
> Here is the tail end of the output.
> make: Leaving directory `/usr/local/tools/c50a/src/util'
> Crack: The dictionaries seem up to date...
> Crack: Sorting out and merging feedback, please be patient...
> Crack: Merging password files...
> Crack: Creating gecos-derived dictionaries
> mkgecosd: making non-permuted words dictionary
> mkgecosd: making permuted words dictionary
> Crack: launching: cracker -kill run/Kstar.12202
havn't used 5, but crack 4 would log to a file - but usually it only logs
when it's finished a pass. Also each pass takes a huge amount of time. I
used to run it on MIPS R4400 133MHz machines against 18,000 user passwd
files for months at a time, and typically only get ~200 cracked accounts.
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