Wordlist Generation

Publish date: Oct 3, 2021
Tags: linux pentest

Table of contents

  1. John
  2. Maskprocessor

I’ve done a simple comparison back in April and never pushed this to the website. Now I think I won’t write much about it, but I don’t want to loose those results either.

The two don’t work the same, the files were different in terms of sorting.


john --mask='05253?d?d?d?d?d' --min-length=9 --max-length=10 --stdout > john_file

Executed in  261,54 millis    fish           external
   usr time   96,01 millis   11,00 micros   96,00 millis
   sys time   38,02 millis  993,00 micros   37,03 millis


mp -i 9:10 '05253?d?d?d?d?d' -o mp_file

Executed in    6,72 millis    fish           external
   usr time    2,19 millis  314,00 micros    1,88 millis
   sys time    2,86 millis   54,00 micros    2,81 millis

Tests were made with fish ><(((°>.