John the Ripper - Hash Cracker - Fast password cracker.


John the Ripper - Hash Cracker is a Fast password cracker.


How to get this tool

To use this tool, please use a method listed below.

In a Linux (Debian OS), run the following command(s).

git clone 

cd john

cd src


make -s clean 

make -sj4


Download directly from the following link:


How to execute

# Go back to the main folder
cd ../run

# Run the program
./john --test





Next steps:


This article was contributed by Jason Jacobs from Guyana. Jason is a member of the Caribbean CSPA.

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