hashcat is the world’s fastest and most advanced password recovery utility, supporting five unique modes of attack for over 200 highly-optimized hashing algorithms. hashcat currently supports CPUs, GPUs, and other hardware accelerators on Linux, Windows, and macOS, and has facilities to help enable distributed password cracking.

The world’s fastest and most advanced password recovery utility

Hashcat 4.0 Released

GPU Driver requirements:

  • AMD GPUs on Linux require “RadeonOpenCompute (ROCm)” Software Platform (1.6.180 or later)
  • AMD GPUs on Windows require “AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition” (15.12 or later)
  • Intel CPUs require “OpenCL Runtime for Intel Core and Intel Xeon Processors” (16.1.1 or later)
  • Intel GPUs on Linux require “OpenCL 2.0 GPU Driver Package for Linux” (2.0 or later)
  • Intel GPUs on Windows require “OpenCL Driver for Intel Iris and Intel HD Graphics”
  • NVIDIA GPUs require “NVIDIA Driver” (367.x or later)

Features

  • World’s fastest password cracker
  • World’s first and only in-kernel rule engine
  • Free
  • Open-Source (MIT License)
  • Multi-OS (Linux, Windows and macOS)
  • Multi-Platform (CPU, GPU, DSP, FPGA, etc., everything that comes with an OpenCL runtime)
  • Multi-Hash (Cracking multiple hashes at the same time)
  • Multi-Devices (Utilizing multiple devices in same system)
  • Multi-Device-Types (Utilizing mixed device types in same system)
  • Supports distributed cracking networks (using overlay)
  • Supports interactive pause / resume
  • Supports sessions
  • Supports restore
  • Supports reading password candidates from file and stdin
  • Supports hex-salt and hex-charset
  • Supports automatic performance tuning
  • Supports automatic keyspace ordering markov-chains
  • Built-in benchmarking system
  • Integrated thermal watchdog
  • 200+ Hash-types implemented with performance in mind
  • … and much more

Fastest and Most Advanced Password Recovery Utility: Hashcat

Introduction: Break That Hash

Attack-Modes

  • Straight *
  • Combination
  • Brute-force
  • Hybrid dict + mask
  • Hybrid mask + dict

* accept Rules

Supported OpenCL runtimes

  • AMD
  • Apple
  • Intel
  • Mesa (Gallium)
  • NVidia
  • pocl

Supported OpenCL device types

  • GPU
  • CPU
  • APU
  • DSP
  • FPGA
  • Coprocessor

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