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Recovering lost passwords with Cain & Abel

Peter Giannoulis, Contributor
Enterprise security pros are often charged with hunting down lost or mismanaged Windows-based passwords, and if the organization's password management practices are lacking, Cain & Abel can help.

In his latest screencast Peter Giannoulis of The AcademyPro.com demonstrates how to use the tool to decipher passwords, revealing just how easy it can be to brute-force Windows passwords.

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Check out other demos of free tools at our SearchSecurity.com screencast page.

This was first published in February 2009

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