Show Hidden Files allows to search and find password protected
file. You or security admin in your company needs this tool to
find password protected files, prevent information leakage (when
one can stole sensitive file) and force security policy (make
people keep sensitive files protected by password).
Use Show Hidden Files to
Find password protected file. In case if your employee
lost some business-critical information, that was in
password protected documents, for instance, MS-Word file.
Prevent information leakage. With Show Hidden Files you can
prevent information leakage, if one spiteful person would
try to stole sensitive password protected file;
Force security policy. You will be able to let people know
about file security, you will be able to make sure if people
keep sensitive information in right place.
There are some typical cases when you need to recover/crack
password to password protected file:
You might need to have access to some password-protected files
Some former employee of your company left without un-protecting
The passwords was occasionally lost
Recover password to password protected file
There are several approaches to password recovering. The
password recover finds all possible combinations of characters ("bruteforce" method), or using passwords from lists ("wordlist" or "dictionary" method).
Dictionary Attack — password recovery program uses a dictionary of common
words, phrases, names and quotes to guess the password.
Brute-Force Attack — finds a password by searching all possible character combinations. This method takes considerable
time and is not useful when long password was used.
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