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One lone password from the original list, Bill Joy's password, is still uncracked as far as I can tell. Bill Joy is the co-founder of Sun Microsystems, author of vi, and a key developer of BSD UNIX. He apparently picked the best password.

Here's the /etc/passwd entry:

  bill:.2xvLVqGHJm8M:8:10:& Joy,4156424948:/usr/bill:/bin/csh





I already checked all passwords made of any printable character up to 7 symbols length. Full 8-symbol bruteforce will take about 120 days on my hardware, so I prioritized passwords with no special symbols first.

Does anyone with hashcat and GPGPU want to join me?




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