New Passware Kit 2016 Decrypts OpenOffice and Supports Shared Dictionaries

Passware, Inc., the leading encrypted evidence discovery company, updates its flagship software to recover passwords for OpenOffice and LibreOffice documents and instantly unlock Windows 10 Live ID accounts.

The new version of Passware Kit Forensic also supports shared dictionaries stored on network drives. The shared dictionaries can now be used by multiple installations of Passware Kit simultaneously.

NEW IN PASSWARE KIT 2016 v.1
* Password recovery for OpenOffice files
* Support for shared dictionaries
* Instant reset of Windows 10 Live ID passwords
* Support for RTI2 tables for fast recovery of hashed passwordsPassword recovery for OpenOffice files

Passware Kit now recovers passwords for OpenOffice and LibreOffice files. Password recovery is accelerated with NVIDIA and AMD GPU cards reaching the speed of 380,000 passwords per second on a single GPU.

Support for shared dictionaries

Passware Kit now supports shared dictionaries stored on network drives. There is no need to copy the dictionaries to a local machine, as the software is now able to use them directly from folders specified in the “Tools | Options” tab. Configured this way, the shared dictionaries could be used by multiple installations of Passware Kit simultaneously.


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Instant reset of Windows 10 Live ID passwords

Passware Kit instantly resets passwords for Windows accounts, including local and Active Directory Administrators. It also recovers Windows 8-10 Live ID passwords from system registry files and live memory images. Passware Kit 2016 v.1 now also resets Windows 8-10 Live ID passwords in a matter of minutes, if a live memory image of the target computer is not available.

Support for RTI2 tables for fast recovery of hashed passwords

Passware improves its Rainbow Tables attack for hashed passwords and now supports rainbow tables in RTI2 format, in addition to the regular RT. The rainbow tables are used to decrypt unsalted LANMAN, NTLM, SHA1, and MD5 hashes and recover OS users’ names and passwords.

Pricing and Availability
Passware Kit Forensic is available directly from Passware and a network of resellers worldwide. The price is $995 with one year of free updates. Additional product information and screenshots are available at http://www.passware.com/pkf.

About Passware, Inc.
Founded in 1998, Passware, Inc. is the worldwide leading maker of password recovery, decryption, and electronic evidence discovery software. Law enforcement and government agencies, institutions, corporations and private investigators, help desk personnel, and thousands of private consumers rely on Passware software products to ensure data availability in the event of lost passwords. Passware customers include many Fortune 100 companies and various US federal and state agencies, such as the IRS, US Army, US Department of Defense (DOD), US Department of Justice, US Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Transportation, US Postal Service, US Secret Service, US Senate, and US Supreme Court. Passware is a privately held corporation with its headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

More information about Passware, Inc. is available at http://www.passware.com/.

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