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Veracrypt Forgot Some Characters of Password 
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Unread post Veracrypt Forgot Some Characters of Password
Dear Tateu,

Hope you are well. I encrypted my Disk vith VC but i cannot remember some characters of password. Could you please help me about this issue? What need i do?

Thanks in advance.

Best Regards.


Sat, 2016/07/23 10:11 am
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Unread post Re: Veracrypt Forgot Some Characters of Password
See the post a few below yours, http://www.tateu.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=426, there is a link to download a version of OTFBrutusGUI that works for VeraCrypt. It's down near the bottom of the thread, http://www.tateu.net/files/OTFBrutusGUI ... aCrypt.zip

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VeraCrypt does some things to really slow down brute forcing the password. It increases the iteration count for the password hashing from 1000/2000 to 500000/655331. This means that brute forcing a VeraCrypt volume will take about 327 to 500 times longer than brute forcing a TrueCrypt drive. A password for a TrueCrypt volume that could be cracked in 1 hour would take over 13 or 20 days (depending on the hash algorithm used) to crack for a VeraCrypt volume.


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