Recover Forgotten Passwords Using these utilities

Here, we come with a new cool way to recover passwords physically, it means that physical approach matters a lot for using this method. We will use some applications to recover stored passwords in any computer. As we know now-a-days people sign up at large number of websites and to remember them all they store their passwords in the computer. This recovery trick will work for Windows 7, Windows Xp, Windows 2000 and Windows Vista also. This is useful for those who have forgotten their passwords at some time and urgently need some helping hand. Lets start the tutorial:

Here are the applications which you will need to hack Passwords using USB:

Messen Pass - MessenPass is a password recovery tool that reveals the passwords of the many instant messenger applications as i have already created post over it.

Mail Passview - Mail PassView is a small password-recovery tool that reveals the passwords and other account details for the following email clients : Outlook Express, Microsoft Outlook 2000 (POP3 and SMTP Accounts only), Microsoft Outlook 2002/2003/2007/2010 (POP3, IMAP, HTTP and SMTP Accounts), Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, IncrediMail, Eudora, Netscape 6.x/7.x (If the password is not encrypted with master password), Mozilla Thunderbird (If the password is not encrypted with master password), Group Mail Free, Yahoo! Mail - If the password is saved in Yahoo! Messenger application, Hotmail/MSN mail - If the password is saved in MSN/Windows/Live Messenger application, Gmail - If the password is saved by Gmail Notifier application, Google Desktop, or by Google Talk.

IE Passview - As the name tells that it will be used to recover and finds all the passwords stored in the internet explorer.  It supports all new and old versions.

Protected Storage PassView - Protected Storage PassView is a small utility that reveals the passwords stored on your computer by Internet Explorer, Outlook Express and MSN Explorer. The passwords are revealed by reading the information from the Protected Storage.
Starting from version 1.60, this utility reveals all AutoComplete strings stored in Internet Explorer, not only the AutoComplete password, as in the previous versions.

PasswordFox - PasswordFox is a small password recovery tool that allows you to view the user names and passwords stored by Mozilla Firefox Web browser. By default, PasswordFox displays the passwords stored in your current profile, but you can easily select to watch the passwords of any other Firefox profile. For each password entry, the following information is displayed: Record Index, Web Site, User Name, Password, User Name Field, Password Field, and the Signons filename.

Update:- You can now also recover chrome and opera saved passwords. Just download these applications and add them to your attack. Since, Now you may basic knowledge that how this attack may work. First read complete post and then add these both. OperPassView and ChromchePass

How to remain safe?

Attackers can use these utilities to get passwords out of your computer running Windows. One way is to switch to Linux,  other way is to protect your computer by using strong passwords for every software access. Furthermore, an attacker can use these password recovery tools through a USB.