Johnny – GUI for John the Ripper
Johnny is the cross-platform Open Source GUI frontend for the popular password cracker John the Ripper. It was originally proposed and designed by Shinnok in draft, version 1.0 implementation was achieved by Aleksey Cherepanov as part of GSoC 2012 and Mathieu Laprise took Johnny further towards 2.0 and beyond as part of GSoC 2015.
Johnny’s aim is to automate and simplify the password cracking routine with the help of the tremendously versatile and robust John the Ripper, as well as add extra functionality on top of it, specific to Desktop and GUI paradigms, like improved hash and password workflow, multiple attacks and session management, easily define complex attack rules, visual feedback and statistics, all of it on top of the immense capabilities and features offered by both JtR core/proper as well as jumbo.
Cross platform, builds and runs on all major desktop platforms
Based on the most powerful and robust password cracking software, supports both John core/proper and jumbo flavors
Exposes most useful JtR attack modes and options in a usable, yet powerful interface
Simplifies password/hash management and attack results via complex filtering and selection
Easily define new attacks and practical multiple attack session management
Manually guess passwords via the Guess function
Export Passwords table to CSV and colon password file format
Import many types of encrypted or password protected files via the 2john functionality
Fully translatable (English and French language for now)
- Windows : johnny_2.2_win.zip
- OS X : johnny_2.2_osx.zip