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Document usage of ssh formats

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+Cracking password protected ssh private keys
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+
+JtR-jumbo has two formats (plug-ins) which support cracking
+password protected ssh private keys, "ssh" and "ssh-ng".
+
+ssh-ng is newer, faster but highly experimental format which
+can generate false positives. Use it at your own risk.
+
+1. Build JtR-jumbo
+
+2. Run either of the following steps,
+
+ a. Run ssh2john on SSH private key file(s) *OR*
+
+ b. Run sshng2john.py on SSH private key file(s)
+
+3. Run john on the output of step 2.

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