Aidan Mitchell

Coding

An exercise in profiling and enhancing some Python - Aug, 2023

A couple of days ago JC/yosignals/thecontractor wrote a blog about generating a wordlist for Three-Word Password Attacks using Python. The source dictionary for generation is the Oxford 5000 corpus which is an expansion on the Oxford 3000, a list of the 3,000 core words that English language learners should know. The prototype in Python is neat and straightforward. The 5000 word (newline-separated) source is ingested to a list. The Python itertools.