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    Cain & Abel Alternatives for Mac

    Cain & Abel is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Wireshark, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Cain & Abel and six of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Cain & Abel are Ettercap, Intercepter-NG, Kon-Boot and Pyrit.

    Cain & Abel is mainly a Network Analyzer but alternatives to it may also be Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cain & Abel.
    This page was last updated Jan 16, 2020
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    Discontinued password recovery utility for Windows meant for ethical use.
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    1. Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.
      Most users think Wireshark is a great alternative to Cain & Abel.
    2. Ettercap is a suite for man in the middle attacks on LAN. It features sniffing of live connections, content filtering on the fly and many other interesting tricks.
      Most users think Ettercap is a great alternative to Cain & Abel.
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      Intercepter-NG is a multifunctional network toolkit for various types of IT specialists.

      Discontinued

      App unavailable on Play Store and website is flagged by modern browsers as potentially malicious.

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      Website blocked by modern browsers as possible trojan.

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      Kon-Boot is an application which will silently bypass the authentication process of Windows based operating systems. Without overwriting your old password! In other words you can login to your Windows profile without knowing your password.
      Some users think Kon-Boot is a great alternative to Cain & Abel, some don't.
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      Pyrit allows to create massive databases, pre-computing part of the IEEE 802.11 WPA/WPA2-PSK authentication phase in a space-time-tradeoff.
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      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!

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

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