Tools to decrypt passwords Online
A password is the secret word or phrase that is used to test the veracity of the identity or access to an account or resource. A password protects your accounts or resources from unauthorized access.

From the legality, a password provides what is needed to keep you secured or in privacy access to any of your accounts (banking, purchases, investments, social network etc).

But remember that, there are people who have a very particular interest in knowing the passwords and is called password cracking, a process that relates to guess or retrieve a password that is located or stored in a data transmission system.

The purpose of password decryption can help a user recover their forgotten Password or gain unauthorized access to a system or as a preventative measure of system administrators to check for easily manipulated passwords.

Programmers in recent years have developed many tools to find out passwords. Each tool has its own advantages and disadvantages. You will know today from this article some tools to decrypt passwords.

1. Brutus
Brutus is an online tool to know passwords. It works for the Windows operating system. Compatible with HTTP (Basic authentication) (HTML/CGI forms), FTP, POP3, SMB, Telnet etc. While the tool has not been updated for many years (2000), it can still be very useful.

2. Cain and Abel

Cain and Abel is well known for password decryption and works great for Microsoft operating systems. It allows an easy recovery of different types of passwords in the network, encrypt passwords, retrieve keys from a wireless network, encrypted passwords using a dictionary, record VoIP conversations, brute force attacks and cryptanalysis, rebelling password boxes, analyze the routing protocols and discover password stored in cache.

This tool was designed for network administrators, penetration testing, security professionals and forensic personnel. Download Cain and Abel

3. Rainbowcrack   differs from the brute force method, as it uses large precomputed tables called rainbow tables to reduce the amount of time needed to decrypt a password. I was able to unload the rainbow boards myself when I tried it. This tool is available for Windows and Linux operating systems.

4. John the Ripper
John the Ripper is well known and fast to decrypt passwords available for UNIX, Windows, DOS, BeOS and OpenVMS. Its main objective is to detect weak UNIX passwords. There is a professional software that offers extraordinary versions and native packages for the different operating systems.

5. Wfuzz
Wfuzz was designed for brute force attacks. It can be used to search for unlinked resources (directories, servlets, script, etc). Forms with parameters (user/password), Bruteforce get and post for the control of different types of injections (SQL, XSS, LDAP etc.).

6. Aircrack Ng
Analyze the wireless encryption packets and then try to discover passwords through your cracking algorithm. Implements the standard FMS attack along with some optimizations such as Korek and PTW attacks.

Thanks to this method in which the results are faster compared to other cracking tools such as WEP. It is available for Windows and Linux operating systems and you can Download Aircrack ng now.

7. Tch Hydra
You can perform fast dictionary attacks against more than 3 protocols including Tlnet, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, SMB and much more. It is possible to add several modules and improve the features and it’s available for Windows, Linux, OS X, Solaris and BSD Libre. The tool is compatible with most network protocols.

8. Jellyfish
Medusa is also a tool to decrypt passwords similar to THC Hydra. Working with HTTP, FTP, CVS, IMAP, MS SQL, NCP, NNTP, POP3, Postgret sql, pcanywhere, rlogin, SMB, RSH, SMTP, SMNP, SSH, SVH, VNC, VMAUTHD and Telenet.

Medusa allows you to perform a parallel attack, for example, if you want to know passwords of a few email accounts, at the same time you can mention the list of user name, along with the list of passwords. Download Medusa

9. L0phtCrack
It uses Windows workstations, primary domain controllers, network servers, and Active Directory for password cracking. It also uses the dictionary and brute force method.

L0phtCrack is full of advanced features such as programming, hash extraction from Windows versions of 64 bits, multiprocessor algorithms and network monitoring and decoding.

10. Ophcrack
This is based on Windows-based rainbow table. It comes with a graphical user interface (GUI) and runs on multiple platforms. It can also be used on Linux and Mac systems. It’s an excellent free tool for all hackers and you can Download OphCrack here

    You can also download free and paid rainbow tables for ophcrack here. However, it is Important to note that this article is for educational purposes only, the use of these tools is punishable by law in many countries of the world.

Top 10 Password Decoder Tools for Web App, Windows & Linux OS

4 thoughts on “Top 10 Password Decoder Tools for Web App, Windows & Linux OS

  • January 5, 2018 at 1:52 am

    Nice list here! My top list of password cracker and most of them, you’ve already mentioned.

    Cain and Abel
    John the Ripper
    THC Hydra

  • February 21, 2018 at 4:32 am

    Hi chaktty, kindly post the download links for any fre password cracker software in its full version

  • March 15, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    Good job Techpally

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