Bitcoin Core Password Recovery With Hashcat
Bitcoin: is a decentralized cryptocurrency. Bitcoin can be sent user-to-user without any intermediaries. Basically, It is a computer file that is stored in the “bitcoin wallet” application which is installed on digital devices. People can send and receive bitcoin from the bitcoin wallet with other people. Every transaction history is recorded in a public list called a blockchain.
Bitcoin Core: is a bitcoin client and the building backbone of the network. It gives you a high level of security, privacy, and stability.
How to create an encrypted wallet in bitcoin core?
Step 1: Open Bitcoin core wallet
Step 2: Click on “Create a new wallet” and write the wallet name in this case I use “test” and check on “Encrypt Wallet” and click on create
Step 3: Enter the “wallet passphrase”(password) for the demo I use “123”
Step 4:Conform the warning by pressing “yes”
Step 5: Press ok
Step 6: Your Encrypted wallet is ready
How to recover bitcoin core wallet passphrase(password) with hashcat?
Step 1: Get the wallet hash with wallet2jhon.py
Step 2: store the hash in a text file
Step 3: password recovery with brute force
hashcat -a 3 -m 11300 wallet_hash.txt ?a?a?a
Password recover with Wordlist
hashcat -a 0 -m 11300 wallet_hash.txt pass.txt –show