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How to Create Wordlist with crunch in Kali Linux

In password cracking techniques, WordList is one of the most important files for cracking passwords. this word list have all key combination of all possible passwords combinations. you need to understand what Password Cracking techniques are :-

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1.Dictionary attack :- 

A dictionary attack uses a targeted technique of successively trying all the words in an exhaustive list called a dictionary (from a pre-arranged list of values).

2. Brute Force Attack :- 

In contrast with a brute force attack, where a large proportion key space is searched systematically, a dictionary attack tries only those possibilities which are most likely to succeed, typically derived from a list of words for example a dictionary (hence the phrase dictionary attack).

3. Hybrid Attack :-

It works like a dictionary attack, but adds some numbers and symbols to the words from the dictionary and tries to crack the password.

4. Syllable Attack :- 

It is the combination of both brute force attack and the the dictionary attack.

5. Rule-Based Attack :-

This attack is used when the attacker gets some information about the password.

Today i am going to show you How to Create Wordlist with crunch in Kali Linux ?

Go to Application > Kali Linux > Password Attacks > Offline Attacks > then choose the Crunch option.

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or open the Terminal and type Crunch. it will open Crunch for you.

Syntax for Creating WordList :-

crunch <min> <max> <charset> -t <pattern> – o <filename.lst>


min = minimum chractor that you want to add in your word list

max = maximum chractor that you want to add in your word list

Charset = Which charactor you want to add in your wordlist like abcd  or 123455

Pattern = Your worlist pattern for example, you want to create the numbers from 98******* means your first two digit will static and last digits will be variable.

For example, i want to create minimum 10 digits , maximum 10 digits , abcd987 chratorset with pattern abc@@@@@@@ and to save the file on the desktop.

So my syntex will be

root@KaliLinux:~#crunch 10 10  abcd987 -t abc@@@@@@ -o /root/Desktop/file.txt

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it will create a 823543 lines of password.

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most of the time when you are opening wordlist in notepad on windows. it will hang because of heavy size. i found UltraEdit Software is good for it.

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