What is Passware Password Exchange?

Password Exchange provides access to the list of passwords found by Passware Kit users worldwide, offering it as an advanced dictionary to improve chances of finding strong passwords.

This is an opt-in service available for Passware Kit Forensic customers only.

Optional Manual Sync mode allows one to use Password Exchange in air-gapped environments.

In this mode, a human-readable text file (JSON) may be copied to a computer that has Internet access to export passwords to the Passware server and import new passwords from the Passware database to the computer running Passware Kit.

FAQ

  • What information is sent?

    Password found, file type, attack type, time it took to find a password. No other information is sent.

  • How can one enable or disable Password Exchange?

    You can enable or disable Password Exchange option at any time at Tools | Options | Password Exchange.

  • What if my Internet connection is disabled?

    You can use Password Exchange in air-gapped environments in Manual Sync mode.

    In this mode, a human-readable text file (JSON) may be copied to a computer that has Internet access to export recovered passwords to the Passware server and import new passwords from the Passware database to the computer running Passware Kit.