RE: Pete Finnigan's Oracle database password checker

From: Hostetter, Jay M <>
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2008 09:53:13 -0400
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Just a side note here - you might want to double-check your company's policy on running a utility like this against a production database. At the very least, I would have to modify the script so that it would NOT show me what the cracked passwords are. Otherwise it would be cause for termination of my employment.


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[] On Behalf Of Adams, Matthew (GE Indust, ConsInd)
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Subject: RE: Pete Finnigan's Oracle database password checker

There are a myriad of tools out there for scanning unix passwords
(SATAN was one I used in the 90s, not sure if it's still around).

I would think that the dictionaries of words that comes with any of these utilities would be a good starting point.


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