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Wordlist mode rulesets for use with John the Ripper

These are some rulesets that you may put into your john.conf file and invoke with –rules=NAME (specifying the section NAME) on the command-line (this option syntax requires the jumbo patch).


The rulesets above were announced/documented on john-users.

The ruleset above was announced/documented on john-users.


Localized KoreLogic rules for Croatia - these are relevant rules localized for Croatia (also available on GitHub)

Simon Marechal's ongoing work towards an optimal ruleset

You'll need to remove the trailing ” NBPWD=…” from each line to use these rulesets.

Other rules contributed by the John user community

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