Ophcrack is a free Windows password cracker based on rainbow tables. It is a very efficient implementation of rainbow tables done by the inventors of the method. It comes with a Graphical User Interface and runs on multiple platforms. It works based on a time-memory trade-off using rainbow tables. This is a new variant of [...]
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It’s been quite a while since we’ve written about Cain & Abel, one of the most powerful tools for the Windows platform (back in 2007 here). Cain & Abel is a password recovery tool for Microsoft Operating Systems. It allows easy recovery of various kind of passwords by sniffing the network, cracking encrypted passwords using [...]
I quite often get people asking me where to get Wordlists, after all brute forcing and password cracking often relies on the quality of your word list. Do note there are also various tools to generate wordlists for brute forcing based on information gathered such as documents and web pages (such as Wyd – password [...]