Awesome Password Cracking Awesome

In cryptanalysis and computer security, password cracking is the process of recovering passwords from data that has been stored in or transmitted by a computer system in scrambled form. A common approach (brute-force attack) is to repeatedly try guesses for the password and to check them against an available cryptographic hash of the password.

This is a curated list of awesome tools, research, papers and other projects related to password cracking and password security by @[email protected].

Read CONTRIBUTING.md before contributing! In short:

Contents

Books

Cloud

Conversion

Hashcat

Hashcat is the "World's fastest and most advanced password recovery utility." The following are projects directly related to Hashcat in one way or another.

Automation

Distributed cracking

Rules

Rule tools

Web interfaces

John the Ripper

John the Ripper is "an Open Source password security auditing and password recovery tool available for many operating systems." The following are projects directly related to John the Ripper in one way or another.

Misc

People to Follow

Websites

Communities

Lookup services

Wordlist tools

Tools for analyzing, generating and manipulating wordlists.

Analysis

Generation/Manipulation

Wordlists

Laguage specific

Other

Specific file formats

PDF

PEM

JKS

ZIP

Artificial Intelligence

Research

Articles and Blog Posts

Papers

Talks