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Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:43:56 +0200
From: Albert Veli <>
Subject: Re: Legal problems

It is 100% legal to try to crack your own passwords to test their
strength. For any other use you have to have permission from the
organization that you are testing. So the legality depends on how you
use it. Just like a wrench. It is illegal to hit someone on the head
with it but it is (in most cases) legal to use it for nuts and screws.

On 2017-09-12 14:30, La tana Di roxas wrote:
> I live in Italy, I sincerely don't know if it's legal or no.
> I wasn't aware of the proibition in Germany, maybe it's an European law?
> Il 12 set 2017 2:24 PM, "Matt Gardenghi" <> ha scritto:
>> That depends. Do you live in a country prohibiting its use like Germany?
>> Are you using it in an authorized manner (i.e. Cracking your own passwords
>> or cracking passwords at the behest of your employer)?
>> Matt Gardenghi
>>> On Sep 12, 2017, at 7:17 AM, La tana Di roxas <>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi users, I have a question for you
>>> the use of john is permitted by law or is in a "gray" state?
>>> thanks in advance

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