Friday 10 December 2010

Cracking password protected ZIP archives with fcrackzip under linux

If you are looking for password protected zip archive cracker for linux, fcrackzip is the tool that can be used for the purpose.

fcrackzip is a fast password cracker partly written in assembler. It is able to crack password protected zip files with brute force or dictionary based attacks, optionally testing with unzip its results. It can also crack cpmask'ed images.

To install it, type the following in terminal

$ sudo apt-get install fcrackzip