[dm-crypt] Recovering/Cracking passphrase

comicinker comicinker at gmx.de
Sun Jul 4 19:53:06 CEST 2010

Am Donnerstag, den 01.07.2010, 23:02 +1000 schrieb Roscoe:

> You could use JTR to generate your password list (-stdout), but would
> need something else to do the PBKDF2 and checking (which is involved).
> You could use cryptsetup for that, either with or without modification
> depending on how slow you mind it being.
> 80^5 is still quite a few combinations to try, especially when you
> have to do at least tens of thousands of iterations for each
> combination.
> Do you know much about your password? Is it all lower case? or only
> alphanumeric?

The number of characters is limited, yes. All are just lower case and
one is known.

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