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Archive for the ‘SHA-512’ Category

A cheat-sheet for password crackers

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/07/30

Interesting: [WayBackA cheat-sheet for password crackers

Via: [WayBackJoe C. Hecht – Google+


Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Hashing, md5, Power User, Security, SHA, SHA-256, SHA-512 | Leave a Comment »

OpenSuSE Tumbleweed – testing the password of any user with getent and openssl

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/06/21

For one of my VMs I forgot to note which of the initial password I had changed, so I wanted to check them.

Since I didn’t have a keyboard attached to the console and ssh wasn’t allowing root, I needed an alternative than actual login to test the passwords.

Luckily /etc/shadow, with getent and openssl came to the rescue.

Since getent varies per distribution, here is how it works on OpenSuSE:

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Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, ash/dash, bash, bash, Development, Encoding, Hashing, Linux, md5, openSuSE, Power User, Scripting, Security, SHA, SHA-256, SHA-512, Software Development, SuSE Linux | Leave a Comment »

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