Crunch – Password Cracking Wordlist Generator

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Crunch is a wordlist generator where you can specify a standard character set or a character set you specify. crunch can generate all possible combinations and permutations.

Crunch - Password Cracking Wordlist Generator


Some other options are:

Of course John the Ripper (JTR) has some built in options for creating permutations from Wordlists.

Crunch – Password Cracking Wordlist Generator Features

  • Crunch generates wordlists in both combination and permutation ways
  • It can breakup output by number of lines or file size
  • Now has resume support
  • Pattern now supports number and symbols
  • Pattern now supports upper and lower case characters separately
  • Adds a status report when generating multiple files
  • now has unicode support

You can download Crunch wordlist generator here:

crunch-3.6.tgz

Or read more here.

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