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Old 03-02-2006, 04:55 PM   #1
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Question Brute Force...


Typically, how long does a brute force take? I'm using John the Ripper on my fedora box trying to crack a normal MD5 password from a shadow file...its been going for 9 days now...no guesses. It says its working at about 2300 c/s...how long SHOULD it be taking?
 
Old 03-02-2006, 04:58 PM   #2
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Depends how strong your password is
 
  


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