FTPPasswordSniffer is the universal FTP password recovery tool for any of your favorite FTP application such as FileZilla, SmartFtp etc. It can not only recover the lost FTP account password but also can sniff and catch any of the FTP account passwords passing through your network, thus making it a great tool for penetration testers. Each FTP application uses its own storage and encryption mechanism for keeping the FTP server password information. Often it happens that you configure the FTP accounts in the beginning and then forget the passwords as it is taken care by your FTP application. At later times when you need these FTP account passwords you realize that you cannot just get it because either the password is stored at some secret location or it is encrypted. In such a situation FTPPasswordSniffer comes to your rescue by helping you to easily and instantly recover those lost FTP account passwords. FTPPasswordSniffer is very simple to use with its interactive GUI application. Initially you have to launch FTPPasswordSniffer and click on 'Start FTP Recovery' to start the operation. Then launch your FTP application and connect to the FTP server whose password you want to recover. While authentication is in progress, FTPPasswordSniffer will transparently catch FTP login packets flowing through the wire and instantly get you the right username & password in clear text for that FTP server. FTPPasswordSniffer comes with Installer which will help you to install it locally with all the dependent softwares. It works on most of the Windows platforms starting from Windows XP to latest operating system, Windows 7.
Features of FTPPasswordSniffer
Here are the highlights of top features of FTPPasswordSniffer which makes it stand apart from other similar tools including commercial ones. Universal FTP password recovery tool supporting most of the prominent FTP applications. Recover password of any length and complexity. Instantly decode the username & password for any FTP server account and present it in clear text. Sort feature to arrange the recovered passwords in various order to make it easier to search through 100's of entries. Save the recovered password list to HTML file for transferring to other system or for future use. Easier and faster to use with its enhanced user friendly GUI interface. Support for local Installation and uninstallation of the software.
Here are the some of the main FTP applications that are supported,
3D-FTP AbsoluteTelnet ALFTP BitKinex BulletProof FTP Classic FTP CoffeeCup Direct FTP CoffeeCup Free FTP CoreFTP CrossFTP CuteFTP ExpanDrive FileZilla FireFTP FlashFXP Fling FTP FTP Voyager Global Downloader Glub Tech Secure FTP LeechFTP Mosaic NcFTP net2ftp PSFTP SFTPPlus ScripFTP SmartFTP Sysax FTP Automation WebDrive WinSCP WISE-FTP WS_FTP and many more Requirements
FTPPasswordSniffer requires Winpcap (http://www.winpcap.org) - industry standard packet capture library for Windows. By default latest version of Winpcap (as of this writing v4.1.2) is installed automatically during the installation of FTPPasswordSniffer. However if you don't want it, you can uncheck it during installation and later install the latest version manually.
Video Demonstration of FTPPasswordSniffer
This video demonstrates how to recover lost/forgotten FTP passwords using FTPPasswordSniffer. In addition to this, FTPPasswordSniffer can also be used to sniff FTP passwords flowing through the wire like any other sniffing tool.
FTPPasswordSniffer comes with Installer which install all the required softwares along with main software so you do not have to worry about separately installing any of the dependent softwares. It has intuitive setup wizard (as shown in the screenshot below) which guides you through series of steps in completion of installation. whenever you don't require it anymore you can use the Uninstaller (present at installed location) to remove the software from your system.