Code511 is the first IT Security company leading the developement of security tools for MacOS X.
The BSD core system of OS X gives to the macintosh community the opportunity to access a great number of security tools.
This program was fully created by “Grungie” for Code511 under the GPL licence, that make this products 100% open source. The sources are available here: http://grungie.code511.com
MHW is the first tool of the up coming suite of softwares. This software will allow you to check the strenght of OS X passwords on OSX server or personnal workstation or any other DES encrypted password files.
MHW consist of 4 tools:
1-Generator: A fast passwords list generator. It will create a 81mo dictionnary(85655680 characters) in less than 27 sec.
2-Gecos-Read: A simple module that parses a standard Unix passwd file and extracts structured information from it.
3-Wordlist Cleaner: A dictionnary cleaner, it allows to remove duplicated entries or even select a simple text file to create a dictionnar..
4-Cracker: The fastest password cracker ever made on MacOs with many features such as session recovery, 3 levels of cpu usage.
*Two types of attacks are possible: brut force and dictionnary.
*How fast is the cracker? 27221 passwords/second on powerbook G4 on OS X and 66415 passwords/second on dual G4 800mhz on OS 9.2.
*The cracker is able to read wordlists up to 2 GB.
MHW is dedicated to any users or administrators who want to check the resistance of their password os 0S X or any other system using DES encryption.
MHW is the fastest ever made and the only password cracker created for OS 9 and OS X in a single version. This version includes in “goodies” the source code for an exploit known as Ã‚?malvolenceÃ‚? (dump passwd to a text file).
MHW 1.1 is available for download now
-OS 9.x or OS X (server or workstation) is recommended
-latest of version of CarbonLib
credit: Code511 IT security http://www.code511.com