Archive | Password Cracking

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11 September 2006 | 70,030 views

LCP – A Good FREE Alternative to L0phtcrack (LC5)

Since Symantec stopped development of L0phtcrack many people have been looking for alternatives. So don’t forget.. Jack the Ripper is still king Medusa is good Ophcrack for Rainbow Tables And now one more, introducting LCP, which we have talked about before in the article Password Cracking with Rainbowcrack and Rainbow Tables. LCP is freeware! The […]

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06 September 2006 | 1,146,425 views

Brutus Password Cracker – Download brutus-aet2.zip AET2

If you don’t know, Brutus is one of the fastest, most flexible remote password crackers you can get your hands on – it’s also free. It is available for Windows 9x, NT and 2000, there is no UN*X version available although it is a possibility at some point in the future. Brutus was first made […]

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22 June 2006 | 46,571 views

FireMaster 2.1 – A Firefox Master Password Recovery Tool

FireMaster version 2.1 has been released with its new features and new speed. Firemaster is the Firefox master password recovery tool. If you have forgotten the master password, then using FireMaster you can find out the master password and get back your lost signon information. It uses various methods such as dictionary, hybrid and brute […]

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27 April 2006 | 12,713 views

Oracle Releases a Default Password Scanner

Oracle is getting serious with security? Again..? Oracle Corp. has published a collection of software patches that address security vulnerabilities in a range of the company’s products, including its database and application server software. As part of this update, it also released a tool designed to ferret out commonly used default passwords that theoretically could […]

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28 March 2006 | 137,345 views

Ophcrack 2.2 Password Cracker Released

Ophcrack is a Windows password cracker based on a time-memory trade-off using rainbow tables. This is a new variant of Hellman’s original trade-off, with better performance. It recovers 99.9% of alphanumeric passwords in seconds. We mentioned it in our RainbowCrack and Rainbow Tables article. Changes: (feature) support of the new table set (alphanum + 33 […]

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21 March 2006 | 19,794 views

pwdump6 version 1.2 BETA Released

Version 1.2 (Beta) of the pwdump6 software has been released. There are three major changes from the previous version: Uses “random” named pipes (GUIDs) to allow concurrent copies of the client to run. This is predominately for the next version of fgdump, which will be multithreaded. Will turn off password histories if the requisite APIs […]

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12 March 2006 | 190,478 views

JTR (Password Cracking) – John the Ripper 1.7 Released – FINALLY

The new “features” this time are primarily performance improvements possible due to the use of better algorithms (bringing more inherent parallelism of trying multiple candidate passwords down to processor instruction level), better optimized code, and new hardware capabilities (such as AltiVec available on PowerPC G4 and G5 processors). In particular, John the Ripper 1.7 is […]

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27 February 2006 | 421,636 views

Password Cracking with Rainbowcrack and Rainbow Tables

What is RainbowCrack & Rainbow Tables? RainbowCrack is a general propose implementation of Philippe Oechslin’s faster time-memory trade-off technique. In 1980 Martin Hellman described a cryptanalytic time-memory trade-off which reduces the time of cryptanalysis by using precalculated data stored in memory. This technique was improved by Rivest before 1982 with the introduction of distinguished points […]

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