- February 13, 2007 11:39:38 AM
- Solar Designer
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
JohntheRipper is an open source project that is a password-cracking tool. Its primary purpose is to detect and decrypt weak Unix and NT passwords.
Definitions dated prior to May 17, 2006 may detect this risk as Hacktool.JohntheRipper.
One or more files are detected as JohntheRipper.
John the Ripper must be manually installed.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version September 24, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version August 5, 2011 revision 053
Initial Daily Certified version September 24, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version August 5, 2011 revision 055
Initial Weekly Certified release date September 29, 2004
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