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  • Aircrack-ng icon

    Aircrack-ng

    Aircrack-ng is an 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program that can recover keys once enough data packets have been captured. It implements the standard FMS attack along with some optimizations like KoreK attacks, as well as the...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    John the Ripper

    John the Ripper is a fast password cracker, currently available for many flavors of Unix, Windows, DOS, BeOS, and OpenVMS. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. Besides several crypt(3) password hash types most...

    Open Source Windows Linux Haiku

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    Offline NT Password & Registry Editor

    Windows stores its user information, including crypted versions of the passwords, in a file called 'sam', usually found in \windows\system32\config. This file is a part of the registry, in a binary format previously...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    hashcat

    Worlds fastest CPU based hash cracker with mutation engine.

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • reaver icon

    reaver

    Reaver implements a brute force attack against Wifi Protected Setup (WPS) registrar PINs in order to recover WPA/WPA2 passphrases. Reaver has been designed to be a robust and practical attack against WPS, and has been tested against a...

    Open Source Linux

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    ophcrack

    Ophcrack is a Windows Password cracker based on Rainbow Tables. Features Cracks LM and NTLM Windows hashes Free tables available for Windows XP, Vista and 7 Brute-force module for simple passwords Audit mode...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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    hashcat-gui

    Hashcat GUI overlay for Windows and Linux.

    Free Windows Linux

  • oclHashcat-plus icon

    oclHashcat-plus

    Worlds fastest md5crypt, phpass, mscash2 and WPA / WPA2 cracker & Worlds first and only GPGPU based rule engine.

    Free Windows Linux

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    Trinity Rescue Kit

    Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues. Since version 3.4 it has an easy to use...

    Free Linux

  • recALL icon

    recALL

    recALL is free and portable multifunctional password recovery and auditing solution for Windows - instantly finds and recovers passwords from more than 200 popular applications (FTP, E-mail clients, Instant Messengers, Browsers) and...

    Free Windows

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    Kon-Boot

    Kon-Boot is an prototype piece of software which allows to change contents of a linux kernel (and now Windows kernel also!!!) on the fly (while booting). In the current compilation state it allows to log into a linux system as...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Pyrit

    Pyrit allows to create massive databases, pre-computing part of the IEEE 802.11 WPA/WPA2-PSK authentication phase in a space-time-tradeoff. Exploiting the computational power of Many-Core- and other platforms through ATI-Stream...

    Open Source Mac Linux

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  • fgdump

    A powerful password dumping utility for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista.

    Open Source Windows

  • L0phtCrack icon

    L0phtCrack

    L0phtCrack is a password auditing and recovery application (now called L0phtCrack 6) originally produced by Mudge from L0pht Heavy Industries. It is used to test password strength and sometimes to recover lost Microsoft Windows...

    Commercial Windows

  • oclHashcat-lite icon

    oclHashcat-lite

    Worlds fastest NTLM, MD5, SHA1, SHA256, descrypt and SL3 cracker.

    Free Windows Linux

  • MDCrack

    MDCrack is a free featureful password cracker designed to bruteforce several commonly used hash algorithms at a very aggressive speed rate. It can retrieve any password made of up to 16 characters and allowing up to 55 characters...

    Free Windows

  • BarsWF

    World Fastest MD5 cracker BarsWF with AMD and NVIDIA support.

    Open Source Windows

  • Cryptohaze

    A CUDA & OpenCL accelerated rainbow table implementation from the ground up, and a CUDA hash brute forcing tool with support for many hash types including MD5, SHA1, LM, NTLM, and lots more!

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.31, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
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