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Permutation Attack

Description

Each word in a dictionary generates all permutations of itself.

Input

If our dictionary contains the words:

ABC

Output

Hashcat generates the following password candidates:

ABC
ACB
BAC
BCA
CAB
CBA

Note: the number of the resulting lines should correspond to the factorial of the number of characters within the original line, i.e. for a 3 character input we get 3! = 3 * 2 * 1 = 6 password candidates, for 4 character it is 4! = 24, for 5 it is 5! = 120 and so on.

Optimization

This attack can be optimized if you prepare your dictionaries. See prepare section on the Hashcat-utils page.

Supported by

This attack is currently supported by: