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Asterisk Password Spy : Windows Asterisk Password Recovery Tool
 
 
AsteriskPasswordSpy
 
 
 
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About

Asterisk Password Spy is the FREE tool to instantly reveal the hidden password behind asterisks (*****).


It's user friendly interface can help you to easily find the passwords from any Windows based application.You can simply drag the 'search icon' to any password box to find the real password hidden by those asterisks.


Most applications do not display real password in the login box for security reasons and instead they show the asterisks (****). But often there is need to know the actual password especially if you have forgotten password that you have entered while ago.

In such cases, AsteriskPasswordSpy will help you to easily find out the real password hidden behind asterisks.


It works on wide range of platforms starting from Windows XP to latest operating system Windows 8.

 
 
 
Features
  • Instantly reveal the hidden password behind asterisks.
  • Support most of the windows based applications
  • Nice user friendly GUI interface makes it easier & faster
  • Show password of any length & complexity
  • Sort feature to quickly arrange and search through discovered passwords.
  • Save the recovered password list to HTML/XML/CSV file.
  • Support for local Installation and uninstallation of the software.
 
 
Installation & Uninstallation
AsteriskPasswordSpy comes with Installer so that you can install it locally on your system for regular usage. It has intuitive setup wizard which guides you through series of steps in completion of installation.
 
 
At any point of time, you can uninstall the product using the Uninstaller located at following location (by default)
 
[Windows 32 bit]
C:\Program Files\SecurityXploded\AsteriskPasswordSpy

[Windows 64 bit]
C:\Program Files (x86)\SecurityXploded\AsteriskPasswordSpy
 
 
 
How to Use?
AsteriskPasswordSpy is easy to use with its simple GUI interface. 

Here are the brief usage details
  • Launch AsteriskPasswordSpy on your system
  • Now simply drag the 'search icon' to any password box to reveal the passwords.
  • When you place it over the password box, it will automatically highlight it and password is added to list as shown in the screenshot below.
  • Finally you can save all recovered password list to HTML/XML/CSV file by clicking on 'Export' button and then select the type of file from the drop down box of 'Save File Dialog'.
 
 
Screenshots
Screenshot 1:Asterisk Password Spy is showing all the recovered passwords from password boxes of various Windows applications.
 
AsteriskPasswordSpy showing recovered passwords
 
 
Screenshot 2:  Asterisk Password Spy is trying to get the password from Google Talk login box
 
AsteriskPasswordSpy
 
 
Screenshot 3:  Exported list of of recovered passwords by AsteriskPasswordSpy in HTML format.
 
Exported Mail Password Accounts
 
 
 
Known Limitations
  • It does not work with non-windows based applications such as GTK, Flash, Adobe Air or applications not using standard edit box for the password.
  • Also it will not work with the application where password is not actually present. Some times applications do not put password in the password box to hide from these tools.
  • It does not work with HTML pages in the browsers such as IE, Firefox etc. Support for the same is planned for the future releases.
 
 
Release History
Version 3.0:  7th Jan 2014
New feature to generate password recovery report in CSV (Comma-Seperated Values) File Format.
 
Version 2.5:  22nd Feb 2013
Added quick download link. Fix for screen display problem.
 
Version 2.0:  9th Nov 2012
Support for Windows 8. Improved User Interface with cool new banner.
 
Version 1.5:  25th Mar 2012
Support to export recovered password to XML file along with HTML file. Enhanced user interface with cool new banner.
 
Version 1.0:  2nd April 2011
First public release of AsteriskPasswordSpy
 
 
 
Acknowledgements
I want to covey my special thanks to authors Brian Friesen of "Password Spy" [Reference 1] & Zhefu Zhang of "Password Spy++" [Reference 2] projects. This tool is based on their impressive work.
 
 
 
Disclaimer
AsteriskPasswordSpy is not a hacking tool as it can recover only your stored passwords. It cannot recover the passwords for other users unless you have right credentials.

Like any tool its use either good or bad, depends upon the user who uses it. However Author or SecurityXploded is not responsible for any damage caused due to misuse of this tool.

Read complete License & Disclaimer terms here.
 
 
 
Download
FREE Download Asterisk Password Spy v3.0
    
License  : Freeware
Platform : Windows XP, 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

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References
  1. PasswordSpy - Retrieving lost passwords using Windows hooks
  2. Super Password SPY++ by Zhefu Zhang
 
 
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