Hello Friends’ Johnny is a cross-platform frontend GUI for John the Ripper, the popular PassWord Cracker Tool, written in C using the Qt framework.
Johnny’s aim is to automate and simplify the password cracking routines as well as add extra functionality like session management, using the immense capabilities and features offered by John the Ripper. The application uses John The Ripper for the actual work, thus it needs to be installed on your system. Official core version or the community-enhanced version (jumbo) are both supported with PassWord Cracker Tool.
Fork and OpenMP attack preferences added
Manual password guessing via the Guess button
Hash type suggestion in the Passwords table
Session history and proper session attack preferences persistence
Ability to set environment variables for each session
The application is more efficient and uses proper threading for seamless operation
Proper translation support; with French translation added
There are two ways to install and use Johnny:
1. Use a prebuilt redistributable package (Windows and OS X only for now)
2. Download source and build yourself (all platforms)