John the Ripper


Use of FILE2john

There are several scripts to convert any software format to john (,, located on john/run path. We use these scripts to create hash files that we can crack later with JTR.

python > zip.hash

John parameters

-f=[format] / --format=[format]
-w=[wordlist path] / --wordlist=[wordlist path]

Attack examples

#Attack to md5 hash file
john -f=raw-md5 -w=/usr/share/wordlists/rockyou.txt md5.hash

#Attack to sha1 hash file
john -f=raw-sha1 -w=/usr/share/wordlists/rockyou.txt md5.hash

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