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Farewell to Syskey!
11.10.2017
Wireless Password Recovery 4.2.5
Support for NVidia Volta
04.10.2017
Office password recovery tools
Support for new GPU devices, some improvements
22.09.2017
Reset Windows Password v8.0
Support for domain cached credentials, new bootable environment

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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
 

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
 

Password encryption in Internet Explorer 10

In connection with the upcoming release of Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10, we start getting mo ... More >>
Date: 09:52:27 24.10.2012
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  internet explorer 10, internet explorer, internet, password, decrypt, dpapi, recover, vault, web
 

What is Windows Vault?

Amazingly, Windows Vault was first introduced to the public with the release of Windows 7, but th ... More >>
Date: 09:15:43 19.10.2012
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  windows, vault, protect, decrypt, credential, storage, secret, security
 

Windows tick-tock

  While assessing and analyzing new protection methods in various operating systems of the Win ... More >>
Date: 13:11:06 27.09.2012
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  windows, security, dpapi, efs, ntfs, active directiry, bug
 

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
 

DPAPI-NG in Windows 8

The Data Protection Application Programming Interface is a cryptosystem designed by Microsoft and ... More >>
Date: 15:45:37 24.08.2012
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  dpapi, dpapi-ng, windows, windows 8, protected storage, vault, decrypt, secret
 

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
 

Brief Analysis of RockYou Passwords

In December 2009, the RockYou.com website was attacked by hackers. The attack was successful and r ... More >>
Date: 09:30:10 20.02.2012
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  password,analysis,audit,recovery,statistics
 

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 >>
 

Recovering Internet Explorer 7 - 9 passwords

  You can translate the article into your native language in order to get the progra ... More >>
 

Decrypting Windows CardSpace

What is Windows CardSpace Windows CardSpace is an industry-standard solution for managing user's ide ... More >>
Date: 22:43:15 10.12.2009
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  network, password, system, windows, recover, dpapi, pin, hash, key, cardspace, infocard, decrypt, security, domain, user, internet, crack, lost, program
 

Windows Run Commands

Windows has a lot of useful commands accessible from Run menu. To invoke the Run box, click on Start ... More >>
Date: 22:41:37 10.12.2009
Categories: Articles
Keywords:  password, recover, best, software, key, run, windows, user, command, internet, program, mail, microsoft, system, passwört, free, registry, file, disk, problem, security