Cain & Abel

Recover forgotten password"
A review by Flo

This is a password testing & recovery and intrusion testing tool for Microsoft Windows. The application was developed for administrators, security consultants, forensic analysts and anyone who would like to test the security of a system or established network. It requires the installation of WinPcap.

Security tests

This software is useful in detecting the loopholes in a computer, network device, or network infrastructure.
Although the primary purpose of the application is to simplify the process of recovery of the password and other valuable information from various devices, it has evolved into a full-fledged hacking/security testing tool.

Also, you can check the strength of a password to avoid the choice of weak credentials. Additional info can be found on CNET.

Password recovery

Using this software you can recover forgotten passwords for archives or other types of files, also for different services like local wireless connection

The latest version contains more advanced tools which can analyze encryption standards such as SSH and HTTPS.

Cain & Abel is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in password recovery category and is available to all software users as a free download.

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Massimiliano Montoro
Last Updated On
December 8, 2020
Runs on
Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / XP
Total downloads
File size
7,86 MB
Cain and Abel ca_setup.exe

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