Retrieves Windows passwords by extracting hash values from binary SAM and SYSTEM files in the file system. Pwdump uses standard NTFS and FAT32 system drivers to execute Microsoft's Rootkit Detector (Rkdetector) application.
DOS-based tool which deletes files securely and irrevocably by sending the hard drive the ATA command security (enhanced) erase, which then deletes all saved files by overwriting all sectors with zeros, or on encrypted hard drives by generating a new key. Must be loaded directly from DOS from bootable media.
Changes or deletes local account passwords in Windows systems. Can’t decrypt existing passwords, but changes them by directly modifying the C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SAM file. However, to do this it must be run from another system.
Tool based on rainbow tables for the recovery of Windows passwords. Also uses a time-memory trade-off and comes with a graphical user interface to ensure the tool is easy to use. Contains a brute force module for the detection of more simple passwords.
Displays information about the WLANs available in your environment, such as their SSID, MAC address, channel, encryption and signal strength. Offers GPS support. Android version available on Google Play.
Standalone application that identifies and removes viruses and worms in the system. Designed as an addition to standard anti-virus programs, it can be run without having to be installed - useful for systems that are already infected.
Graphical front end for the tcpdump network package sniffer that’s integrated in Mac OS X. Enables you to display all the traffic on the network connections. Manufacturer’s web site currently not available
Enables you to create more secure internet connections by implementing encrypted tunnels and hiding your IP address. Also supports any external application that can access the internet, such as multimedia players, instant messaging tools, download managers and email clients. Includes an integrated application firewall.
Ensures your internet connection remains encrypted when surfing using public WLAN hotspots and prevents it being eavesdropped on by outsiders, by setting up a VPN connection to the manufacturer’s internet gateway. Also available as an iOS version.
Comprehensive password manager for Macs that saves all passwords as an encrypted file and allows login credentials to be exchanged between common web browsers. According to the developer, it can also generate more secure passwords. A Windows version is also available, as is an iOS app.