ophcrack – Windows Password Cracking Tool

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.

ophcrack – Time Memory Trade-Off Crack

Current supported features are:

  • Runs on Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS X, …
  • Cracks LM and NTLM hashes.
  • Free tables available for Windows XP and Vista/7.
  • Brute-force module for simple passwords.
  • Audit mode and CSV export.
  • Real-time graphs to analyze the passwords.
  • LiveCD available to simplify the cracking.
  • Dumps and loads hashes from encrypted SAM recovered from a Windows partition.
  • Free and open source software (GPL).

The latest version of this tool is 3.8.0. User may recover the password if he will have the hashes for the windows password or it will be possible to boot from this tool to initiate the password recovery.

You can read more and download the tool over here: http://ophcrack.sourceforge.net/download.php

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