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Farewell to Syskey!

Download the article as PDF file Fare thee well, and if for ever still for ever fare thee well. ... More >>
Date: 15:11:44 19.10.2017
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  syskey, encryption, md5, rc4, aes, decrypt, registry, microsoft, key, sam, windows, fall creators update
 

Hash Encryption in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft recently introduced a large anniversary update for Windows 10, one of its most popular o ... More >>
Date: 11:59:40 06.12.2016
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  windows 10, Anniversary Update, hash, sam, encryption, rc4, aes, security, ntlm, lm, decrypt
 

Vulnerability of DPAPI data protection in Win2K, Win2K3, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2012

Brief description of the vulnerability The problem Affected software Technical deta ... More >>
Date: 16:27:51 10.06.2014
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  dpapi, flaw, protection, vulnerability, security, windows, server, 2012, domain, administrator, password
 

Windows 8 stores logon passwords in plain-text

In one of our previous articles, you could read about ways to recover text passwords in Windows wi ... More >>
Date: 09:08:25 20.09.2012
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Keywords:  windows, windows 8, logon, store, save, user, password, plain, text, windows password recovery, vault, pin, picture password, dpapi
 

Security audit: user plaintext passwords in OS Windows

Is your Windows logon password 30 characters long? Sorry to break it to you, but it's useless. Any ... More >>
Date: 10:50:39 30.05.2012
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  windows, user, logon, plaintext password, password, windows, hash, secret, registry, windows password recovery
 

DPAPI Secrets. Security analysis and data recovery in DPAPI (Part 2)

DPAPI Credential History Credential History in DPAPI CREDHIST data structure CREDHIST ... More >>
Date: 16:51:23 12.03.2012
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  dpapi, decrypt, blob, master key, credhist, secret,reset, password
 

DPAPI Secrets. Security analysis and data recovery in DPAPI (Part 1)

Introduction DPAPI architecture and security What is DPAPI What does DPAPI protec ... More >>
Date: 16:43:58 12.03.2012
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  dpapi, decrypt, blob, master key, credhist, secret,reset, password
 

Windows 8 - Getting Acquainted

Recently Microsoft officially presented Windows 8 Developer Preview, a preview of the forthcoming ... More >>
Date: 09:09:48 21.02.2012
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  windows 8, password, recovery, windows, pin, live id, vault
 

LSA Secrets in Windows

  What are LSA secrets? What is stored in LSA secrets? Where are LSA secrets stored? LSA Se ... More >>
Date: 09:28:32 04.05.2011
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  lsa, secret, windows, viewer, read, decrypt, reader, extract, download
 

Windows passwords FAQ

Q: What is password protection? A: ... More >>
 

Outlook Passwords

Use strong passwords that combine upper- and lowercase let ... More >>
 

Recovering lost Internet Explorer passwords: Theory and Practice

  German translation of the article can be found here. You can translate the artic ... More >>