Wednesday, 15 August 2007

The Outlook PST Breaker

Well it's been too long since I last wrote, so my apologies for that.

Here is the promised PST password tool.

I attach a screenshot:

The tool has the following features:
Encrypt a password
Enter a password into the "Password" textbox and click the Encrypt button.

You will see in the main output window all of the steps taken to encrypt the password.

Attempt to cryptographically break a 32-bit password code
Enter a password code into the "Pw Code" textbox, and select options to help the break. Then click the Decrypt button.

As previously discussed (in my earlier article), using a password length limit, character substitution and a smaller character set will result in significantly faster breaking.

The password code already in the "Pw Code" textbox will break to "adad". If you turn on character substitution, it will break to "¹muleb", in about half the time of the "adad" break.

Show verbox output
Turn this on to see extended information generated during the break. This will slow down the break significantly - it will be in excess of 10 times slower!

The tool is located here.

Let me know if you have any suggestions for it.

Until next time!

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