How to Hashcat

Presented at SAINTCON 2019, Oct. 22, 2019, 3:30 p.m. (60 minutes)

Password cracking is something that Hollywood uses all the time, and makes look easy.'s not really that hard. You're using a computer to do the work. Hashcat is the tool of choice when you have to do some tough cracking. There are steps to take to work through your lists, and yeah, it takes time. Unless they're using something silly, but no one does that anymore, right?


  • Sean Jackson - Solutionreach
    Sean has been active in the Utah InfoSec scene for many years. He enjoys CTFs, good food, good friends, and his family, but not in that order. He believes everyone has a place in InfoSec, no matter their color, gender, preferences, or disposition. That last one is the hardest one to be ok with, amiright?


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