Five password recovery tools to use in a pinch

Five password recovery tools to use in a pinch

Summary: When you've lost a critical password for a system you administer, one of these tools may save the day.

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  • Hash Suite is marketed as a program designed to test the security of password hashes. It's incredibly powerful and offers high performance (one of the fastest crackers available), an easy-to-use GUI, reports and statistics, and all the features of modern crackers. It also works on large number of hashes.

  • This is the go-to tool when you need to recover (or test) a number of password hashes. Please note: To successfully use this tool, you will need to employ a pwdump tool to gain the necessary hashes for Hash Suite to crack. Here is a list of possible pwdump tools.

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