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New Tool – KeychainRecovery : MAC Keychain Master Password Recovery Tool

KeychainRecovery is the first ever Mac based tool published on SecurityXploded.com.  Created by our new contributing author, Neeraj Jaiswal who drives immense pleasure from his research work.

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Neeraj is the founder of www.technimi.com – Technical Networking website which he has started recently. Being a Mechanical Engineer his work in computer field has always been inspiration to all of us. You can find more about Neeraj on our contributors section.

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Most of the applications store the Login passwords and critical information to prevent hassle of entering the password every time by the user. Often these applications use their own proprietary encryption mechanism to store the credentials. But on Mac many applications use the Keychain files for storing the username,passwords and sometime even other critical data. In such cases KeychainRecovery helps in recovering the lost master password of the Keychain file.

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Here are some of the highlights of KeychainRecovery tool

  • Recovers the Keychain Master Password through ‘Dictionary method’ using system or user specified dictionary file.
  • Provides the option to specify the KeyChain file path.
  • Displays detailed status during Recovery Operation.
  • Simple GUI interface which makes it easy to use every for beginners.

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Current version supports Dictionary recovery method, but in the future versions author is planning to implement other methods such as Hybrid, Bruteforce etc.

For more information and to download this tool, visit main page of KeychainRecovery

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