Passware Kit 2015 Recovers LUKS Passwords, Unlocks KeePass Databases, and Decrypts PGP SKR in Batch Mode


  • Password recovery for LUKS hard disk images
  • Password recovery for KeePass databases
  • PGP SKR password recovery in batch mode

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How to create a custom dictionary

It is easy to create a dictionary file from any text or binary file (e.g. a memory image, hibernation or swap file). It order to compile your file into Passware Kit dictionary format (*.dic), follow the steps below.

1.      Run Passware Kit against your password-protected file, then choose “Advanced: Customize Settings”. Drag the “Dictionary” attack from the list of attacks as shown below:


2.      Choose “Custom” dictionary from the pull-down list of dictionaries, locate the file that you want to use as a dictionary, and click “OK”. It will be compiled to a .dic file.

3.      Click the “Recover” button to start the password recovery process with your new dictionary.


Passware Kit will extract the words from your file, compile the custom dictionary, and use it to recover the password.

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Passware Kit 13.7 Acquires iCloud Backups, Recovers Passwords for Non-system FileVault2 Volumes, and Accelerates TrueCrypt Decryption on AMD


  • Acquisition of Apple iCloud backups for iOS devices *
  • Decryption and password recovery for FileVault2 non-system volumes **
  • AMD GPU acceleration for TrueCrypt password recovery **
  • Windows password reset on UEFI systems
  • Recovery of corrupted Windows Desktop Search databases *
  • Performance logs for distributed password recovery **

Forensic edition only
** Enterprise and Forensic editions only

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Oxygen Forensic Passware Analyst released


Passware integrates its password recovery module into Oxygen software to provide a complete solution for mobile forensics – Oxygen Forensic Passware Analyst.

Should an investigator encounter a password-protected data backup, Oxygen Forensic Passware Analyst automatically attempts to bypass or recover the password by using brute-force, dictionary, or other easily customizable attacks to deliver full access to protected information in the shortest time possible. Integrated password recovery with full GPU acceleration (AMD and NVIDIA cards), as well as distributed computing, is available for Android images, iTunes, and Android backups to further speed up the recovery.


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Passware Kit 13.5 Now Runs on Linux, Decrypts Android 4.4 KitKat images, and Resets Windows Live ID Passwords


  • Passware Kit Agent for Linux
  • Mobile Forensics: password recovery for Android v.4.4 images (Forensic edition only)
  • Instant reset of MS Windows Live ID passwords

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Passware Kit 13.3 Recovers User Passwords for Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Adds GPU-accelerated Recovery of RAR v5 Passwords, And Decrypts QuickBooks for Mac Databases


  • GPU-accelerated recovery of Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks user passwords (Forensic edition only)
  • GPU-accelerated password recovery for RAR v5 archives
  • Instant decryption of QuickBooks for Mac databases
  • GPU-accelerated recovery of iPhone and iPad iOS 7.x backup passwords (Enterprise and Forensic editions only)
  • Mobile Forensics section (Forensic edition only)

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Passware Kit 13.1 Adds GPU-accelerated Recovery of FileVault2 Passwords, Recovers Passwords for Android Images, Decrypts QuickBooks & Quicken 2014, and Is Twice As Fast!


  • GPU-accelerated password recovery for FileVault2 disks
  • GPU-accelerated password recovery for Android physical images
  • GPU performance: 2x faster
  • Decryption of QuickBooks and Quicken 2014 databases

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Passware Kit 13.0 Introduces 64-bit Version, Recovers Android Backup Passwords, and Launches Passware Kit Forensic Lab Edition


  • 64-bit version
  • Password recovery for Android backups
  • Autosave history for all password recovery processes
  • Windows password recovery: instant password reset for SBS and Windows Server 2013 Administrators, as well as support for 64-bit Windows Setup CDs
  • Improved password recovery speed for MS Office 2007-2013 files and RAR archives
  • Distributed password recovery: manage Passware Kit Agent directly from Passware Kit
  • Passware Kit Forensic Lab Edition

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Passware Kit 12.5 Finds Encrypted Disks, Improves AMD Acceleration, and Analyzes Windows 8 Hibernation Files



  • Encrypted volumes and hard disk images are detected during a computer scan
  • Unprotected files are created automatically for batch processes
  • Hardware acceleration: AMD ATI cards are now supported for MS Office 2013, Zip, and Apple iTunes password recovery
  • Memory analysis: Passwords are extracted from Windows 8 hibernation files
  • Password recovery for MS Outlook 2013 and Peachtree 2013

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Passware’s 15 Anniversary! 15% off any order for the next 15 days w/coupon PW-15-YRS!

Passware has been developing password recovery and encrypted evidence discovery software for 15 years now!

The company started its business back in 1998 helping consumers who had forgotten their passwords. As time went by, the need for decryption software as a tool for enterprises, help desks, private investigators, and law enforcement became evident. Passware has started to implement features specific for computer forensics.

The company is now the worldwide leading maker of password recovery and e-Discovery software for Federal and State agencies, Fortune 500 corporations, law enforcement, military organizations, help desk personnel, business and private consumers. A few of Passware’s customers include: Microsoft, Adobe, Apple, Intel, WalMart, Hewlett-Packard, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Department of Justice, US Senate, NASA, FDA, IRS, and many more.

Today Passware celebrates its 15th anniversary and offers a 15% discount to all its customers! Use coupon code PW-15-YRS with your order for any Passware product. The offer is valid for 15 days and will expire on May 6th.

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