Password cracking rules for Hashcat based on statistics and industry patterns. The following blog posts on passwords explain the statistical signifigance of these rulesets:
Useful wordlists to utilize with these rules have been included in the wordlists directory
Uncompress these with the unfollowing command
##hob064 This ruleset contains 64 of the most frequent password patterns used to crack passwords. Need a hash cracked quickly to move on to more testing? Use this list.
hashcat -a 0 -m 1000 <NTLMHASHES> wordlists/rockyou.txt -r hob064.rule -o cracked.txt
##d3adhob0 This ruleset is much more extensive and utilizes many common password structure ideas seen across every industry. Looking to spend several hours to crack many more hashes? Use this list.
hashcat -a 0 -m 1000 <NTLMHASHES> wordlists/english.txt -r d3adhob0.rule -o cracked.txt