Crack Zip Password
Last modified: 2023-03-28
When unzipping archived files, we're sometimes asked the passphrase. We may be able to crack the password with various ways.
John The Ripper
Format the archived file to make the John to recognize it, then crack the hash using John.
zip2john example.zip > hash.txt john --wordlist=wordlist.txt hash.txt
# -u: unzip # -D: dictionary # -p: strgin as initial password/file fcrackzip -u -D -p passwords.txt sample.zip