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This tutorial about zip file password cracker “fcrackzip“, you will learn how to crack zip file password.
Scenario of crack zip password
Sometimes we want to protect our important documents and put into zip archives. There is a feature into zip to protect with a password. But forgetting is a human nature. If we don’t use this file along time and forget the password.
The problem starts now. when you forget zip file password. and you are looking for a solution everywhere because you have important document inside a zip archive. In this tutorial, I am going to give you the solution of this problem. after reading this article you become a zip password hunting person.
fcrackzip tool for Windows
fcrackzip is a very old tool and didn’t update for a long time you can download from here Download fcrackzip
and visit the home page: http://oldhome.schmorp.de/marc/fcrackzip.html
Follow the given steps to crack zip file password:
- Download fcrackzip and extract it on Desktop
- Open cmd and change directory to Desktop
- See Available options by using command
Fcrackzip tool to crack zip password in Kali Linux
You can follow the given steps:
- Open terminal and execute the following command
- In this example I am going to show you about brute force attack and with fcrackzip -b switch can be used for the brute-force attack. If you want to use dictionary attack use -D switch.
Fcrackzip -b -c ‘a1’ -l 6-10 -v -u /root/Desktop/sssss.zip
-b = brute-force attack
-c = Charset ‘a1’ (a for small alphabet and 1 for numeric value)
-l = Length of password (min length-max length)
-v = verbose (no compulsory )
-u = Use unzip and path of password protected file
Hit Enter and wait for the password!
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