How to crack a zip password with John the ripper on Windows easy and fast.
The steps apply also for rar files, just replace zip with rar.
Please use on authorized files only.
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- John the ripper: https://www.openwall.com/john/
- To create the hash file: zip2john zipfilename > hashfilename
- To crack the zipfile password: john hashfilename
- If your session is interrupted and you want to continue: john –restore
If you want to see a previously cracked password: john hashfilename –show
- 00:00 Intro
- 00:20 Download and extract John the ripper
- 01:19 Tests explained
- 01:42 Test 1 with an easy password
- 03:29 Test 2 Stronger password
- 03:57 Continue where you left off
- 04:59 Retrieve a previously cracked password
- 05:20 Thanks and subscribe
Disclaimer: Use the instructions in this video at your own risk. We are not responsible for any data loss or other damages that may occur. Important: Use these instructions on authorized files only and don’t use them for malicious purposes