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Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 23:34:22 -0400
From: Alexander Hunt <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: Known part of password, attempting incremental attack

Thank you very much for your suggestions Albert, I will try these tomorrow
and let you know how it goes.

Thank you

On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, Albert Veli <> wrote:

> >
> > But I would create a big wordlist of all combinations of two words and
> use
> > that as input to john and use ?w in the mask.
> >
> And apply rules to the big wordlist and remove duplicates. Removing
> duplicates can be done with the unique command, from john. Creating all
> combinations of two words can be done in many ways. For instance using
> combinator from So it would then
> be something like this:
> ./combinator.bin words.txt words.txt | unique double.txt
> To get a good wordlist, try
> if it is common
> english words. 10000 is too much to double, try to extract the maybe 3000
> first words and hope both your words are among those. The words are in
> order with the most common first.

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