crack zip password with cracker-ng

Cracking zip password can be made easy with cracker-ng

Installation

Installation is simple, assuming you use Debian, Ubuntu or any other similar operating system :


$ git clone https://github.com/BoboTiG/cracker-ng.git
$ cd cracker-ng

# For testers and contributors, always work with on the devel branch:
$ git checkout devel

$ make

Cracking

Cracking is relatively simple, assuming you have downloaded the awesome Crackstation’s wordlist dictionary.


$ zipcracker-ng -f targetfile.zip -w crackstation-human-only.txt

Additionally zipcracker-ng can also be used with other brute-forcing cracking tool such as john and

$ john --incremental --stdout | zipcracker-ng -f FILE -

$ crunch 1 8 -f charset.lst lalpha | zipcracker-ng -f FILE -

Screenshot of zipcracker-ng in action

crunch

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