Crack The Hash Level 2 — TryHackMe

9 min readJan 27, 2021

Advanced cracking hashes challenges and wordlist generation


This is the write-up TryHackMe’s room named :- Crack The Hash Level 2

This room can be found here:-

This is the second room in “Crack the Hash” series and it is recommended to finish Level 1 before trying this room which is available here:-

Before we get in to cracking hashes, Tasks 1–5 talks about various tools and tricks about cracking and wordlist generation. We should read them first as that is what this room is all about — learning new tools and tricks.Here is the summary:

[ Hash identification ]

[ Wordlists ]

[ Cracking tools, modes & rules ]

[ Custom wordlist generation ]


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