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1 point by benawabe896 2156 days ago | hide | past | web | 6 comments | favorite

I can't believe someone posted the answer that's pretty lame. John is a password cracker, its probably "the password cracker." John has optimized assembly instructions for many hashes for many cpus so its blazingly fast for a CPU attack. Reallocating GPUs from btc mining to this would have been a waste given that the answer was in /usr/share/dict

Is this the place where I admit that the fastest way to reverse an md5 hash like that is to google it?

That's exactly what I did yesterday :) Even though I'm not even looking for a job.

Then I went to their website to email them anyway and wasted more time figuring out the address to send it to.

You realize in the time to init a repo you could have solved the problem with john.

I'm not sure who or what john is :) I just thought it was a fun exercise, and since the solution was already posted, I figured it could be beneficial to post one way of doing it.

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