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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Passware Kit Forensic is Now Integrated with Oxygen Forensic Suite to Provide a Joint Solution for Mobile Investigations

Passware Kit Forensic recovers passwords for Apple iTunes backup files, both for iPhone and iPad. This technology is now integrated with Oxygen Forensic Suite – a mobile forensic software that acquires data of seized cell phones, smartphones and tablets.

Using advanced proprietary protocols permits Oxygen Forensic Suite 2013 to extract much more data than usually extracted by logical forensic tools, especially for smartphones. This includes and is not limited to phone basic information and SIM-card data, contacts list, caller groups, speed dials, missed/outgoing/incoming calls, deleted SMS messages, calendar events, tasks, text notes, photos, videos, and other data. Thanks to the integration with Passware Kit Forensic, Oxygen Forensic Suite is now capable of extracting data from encrypted backup files from iPhone and iPad.

Oxygen and Passware

Both Oxygen Forensic Suite and Passware Kit Forensic should be installed to extract data from encrypted mobile backup files. Passware offers a 30% discount on Oxygen Forensic Suite. Contact Sales for more information.

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Extracting Facebook passwords from memory image or hibernation file

Passware Kit 12.3 recovers passwords for Facebook, Gmail, and other websites by analyzing a memory image or a system hibernation file.

Here is how it’s done.

Launch Google Chrome browser on a target machine and open a new Incognito window (Ctrl+Shift+N). In Incognito mode Chrome does not save your passwords, but still they are present in computer memory.

Fill in email and password and click Log In:
Google Chrome in Incognito mode

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Passware Kit 12.3 Extracts Facebook, Google Passwords from Computer Memory; Improves ATI Acceleration and Distributed Password Recovery


  • Extraction of Facebook, Google, and other websites’ passwords from live memory or hibernation files
  • Hardware acceleration: the latest ATI cards (AMD Radeon 7 series) supported
  • Distributed password recovery now with custom dictionaries
  • Portable rainbow tables for instant offline decryption of Word and Excel files up to v.2003 now for sale
  • Control hardware resources used for password recovery to optimize performance

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Passware Kit 12.1 Accelerates Password Recovery for MS Office 2013 and PGP, Supports QuickBooks 2013 and FileMaker 12


  • Hardware accelerated password recovery for MS Office v.2013 files
  • GPU acceleration added for PGP password recovery
  • Instant decryption of QuickBooks v.2013 databases
  • Instant decryption of FileMaker v.12 databases
  • Password recovery for Adobe Acrobat X, XI documents
  • Password recovery for RAR v.4 archives
  • Password recovery for Mac OS 10.8 users
  • Instant recovery of Windows user passwords from UPEK

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