Cracking Linux Disk Encryption (LUKS)

Submitted by jabrown on Tue, 01/02/2018 - 01:45
A short how-to for cracking DM-Crypt+LUKS block encryption passwords. Cracking LUKS passwords tend to take a long time because of the number of iterations used during the setup process. The process used to crack the passwords requires a binary dump of the header and some data. Then we use Hashcat to handle the cracking.