TheL0phtCrack application is packed with powerful features such as scheduling, hash extraction from 64 bit Windows versions, multiprocessor algorithms, and networks monitoring and decoding. Yet it is still the easiest to use password auditing and recovery software available.
Here are some key features of "L0phtCrack":
· L0phtCrack 6 provides a scoring metric to quickly assess password quality. Passwords are measured against current industry best practices, and are rated as Strong, Medium, Weak, or Fail.
Pre-computed Dictionary Support:
· Pre-computed password files is a must have feature in password auditing. L0phtCrack 6 supports pre-computed password hashes. Password audits now take minutes instead of hours or days.
Windows & Unix Password Support:
· L0phtCrack 6 imports and cracks Unix password files. Perform network audits from a single interface.
Remote password retrieval:
· L0phtCrack 6 has a built-in ability to import passwords from remote Windows, including 64-bit versions of Vista, Windows 7, and Unix machines, without requiring a third-party utility.
· System administrators can schedule routine audits with L0phtCrack 6. Audits can be performed daily, weekly, monthly, or just once, depending on the organization's auditing requirements.
· L0phtCrack 6 offers remediation assistance to system administrators on how to take action against accounts that have poor passwords. Accounts can be disabled, or the passwords can be set to expire from within the L0phtCrack 6 interface. Remediation works for Windows user accounts only.
Updated Vista/Windows 7 Style UI:
· The user interface is improved and updated. More information is available about each user account, including password age, lock-out status, and whether the account is disabled, expired, or never expires. Information on L0phtCrack 6's current session is provided in an "immediate window" with a reporting tab providing up-to-the-minute status of the current auditing session.
Executive Level Reporting:
· L0phtCrack 6 has real-time reporting that is displayed in a separate, tabbed interface. Auditing results are displayed based on auditing method, risk severity, and password character sets.
Password Risk Status:
· Displays risk status in four different categories: Empty, High Risk, Medium Risk, and Low Risk.
Password Audit Method:
· Displays the completion of all four methods L0phtCrack 6 uses: Dictionary, Hybrid, Precomputed, and Brute Force.
Password Character Sets:
· Reports the completion of the various character sets being audited, including, Alpha, Alphanumeric, Alphanumeric/Symbol, Alphanumeric/Symbol/International.
Password Length Distribution:
· Reports the overall length of the discovered password by account.
· Password Statistics as Locked, Disabled, Expired, or if the password is older than 180 days. Audit Summary
· Number of Accounts cracked and the number of Domains audited.
Foreign Password Cracking:
· L0phtCrack 6 supports foreign character sets for Brute Force, as well as foreign dictionary files. Pull down menus change for language and character set. L0phtCrack 6 ships with several foreign dictionaries.