hashcat v4.0.0

What is Hashcat?

Hashcat have release a new version which version 4.0.0 where there will a few new features that is implement inside it. For those who doesn’t know what is hashcat, hashcat is one of the open source tools for the password recovery which is using the hashes method

For those who want to know the tools background, can read it at hashcat-legacy

The new features that been implement is such as following:

  • Supported to crack the password and salts up to length 256
  • Self-test functionality to detect the broken OpenCL runtimes on startup
  • Hash-mode 2501 (WPA/WPA2)

The tools can be download at here

Operating System

The tools can be used on Linux, Windows and macOS)

Source: hashcat webste

Author: Wan Ariff

He brings with him working experience in Information Security filed which specializing in Penetration Testing and Digital Forensic. His passion is more to IT Security

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