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neo_vi 2Oct2008 18:11

Linux password cracking
 
I got the password file named 'shadow' from /etc/ folder. I dont know how to decrypt that. In What way they are encrypted??

SpOonWiZaRd 2Oct2008 18:30

Re: Linux password cracking
 
Linux usually uses SHA-1 or SHA-2 if I am not mistaken....

neo_vi 2Oct2008 18:41

Re: Linux password cracking
 
how to decrypt it. and i think the shadow file is not in the standard format like a 'SAM' file. will cain & abel has SHA-1 or 2 decrypter

SpOonWiZaRd 2Oct2008 18:50

Re: Linux password cracking
 
Yes cain has that. try to use Cain to decrypt it.

neo_vi 3Oct2008 12:15

Re: Linux password cracking
 
The shadow file is not in a standard format. C&B says it's not a valid file.

SpOonWiZaRd 3Oct2008 13:29

Re: Linux password cracking
 
If JTR can't decrypt it then unfortunately I don't know, if it does not work then it be nice if you let me know how you did it once you find a way that works.

neo_vi 3Oct2008 18:59

Re: Linux password cracking
 
sure..

XXxxImmortalxxXX 6Oct2008 06:54

Re: Linux password cracking
 
is it a DES encyprtion? can you post the file its located under?

SpOonWiZaRd 6Oct2008 14:12

Re: Linux password cracking
 
Can JTR crack DES?


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