- February 13, 2007 11:39:38 AM
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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 October 2, 2014 revision 022
Latest Rapid Release version February 7, 2017 revision 004
Initial Daily Certified version September 24, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version February 7, 2017 revision 008
Initial Weekly Certified release date September 29, 2004
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