2 Minute Tutorial on Cracking MD5 Hashes With Cain and Abel
Monday, August 08, 2005
Next, copy the hash.
Next, fire up Cain and Abel
Click on the 'Cracker' tab and either push the + button to enter your hash or right click on a blank box under the MD5 box to enter in your hash.
Now right click under the 'Password' box to set how you want to crack the hash. Try the dictionary attack first as it is reasonably fast. If that fails, go down the line and try the other attacks. Be patient as harder passwords will take much longer.
If your attack is successful, your cracked hash will be displayed.