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Is it possible to crack a password hashed with sha256 with hashcat? [with screenshots]

SHA256 algorithm was invented to generate 256-bit (or 32-byte) hash. They write it will take you several years to crack it. It's true, but there're cases you can brute-force it (for example, with hashcat tool). At least you can try. In this article I'm using openSUSE Linux distro and openCL framework drivers for my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile graphic card.

Here's an example, how to crack SHA256-hashed password in several minutes using haschat tool.

Let's take a hash of a password, stored in pass.hash file:

$ cat pass.hash

SHA256 password hash

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Written by Administrator on Wednesday May 6, 2020

How to install an ocl-icd-libopencl1 package on Devuan Linux

In case you are installing software and missing ocl-icd-libopencl package (unresolved dependancies), you can install it using terminal by running a following command:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install ocl-icd-opencl-dev

But even in this case some of you installation can be broken, so we have to fix those installation by running a command:

$ sudo apt --fix-broken install

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Written by Administrator on Tuesday May 5, 2020