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Strong Passwords Need Entropy v13.0 Updated

billon on 29 May 2017
  • 948KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 May 2017
  • Suggested by Midas

Strong Passwords Need Entropy is entropy calculator, password's strength and survivability checker and a strong password generator. The program analyzes your password and displays statistics about its length, character frequency, symbols, lowercase+uppercase letters, and digits. Based on this information, it calculates the password entropy, or the number of trials needed to find it and the time to crack the password.

Note that this analysis doesn't take into account "dictionary attacks" or use of words. For example, "ambassadorconjure" is long but not necessarily hard for a computer to guess.

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SPNE.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Password Security Scanner
What's new?
  • Status indicators: Caps Lock, Num Lock, Clipboard.
  • Password versus Password.
  • + 1 rule.
  • Other minor improvements.
  • More emoticons.
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br3 on 2015-06-10 22:59

This is an interesting application. Is there a way to run a list of passwords and get an output file of passwords and evaluations? If not here, can anyone recommend a portable app that does this?

webfork on 2015-06-13 19:07

br3: I haven't seen one that evaluates passwords in batches. I'd reach out to the developer on that point.

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Password Security Scanner v1.40

billon on 26 Sep 2016
  • 226KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 26 Sep 2016
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Password Security Scanner audits security information about stored passwords without displaying the password itself. Includes the total number of characters: numeric, lowercase/uppercase, and repeating, as well as a rating of overall password strength. Can help determine whether the passwords used by other users are secured enough, without knowing or watching their actual passwords. Great for administrators concerned about security concerns caused by their users.

Currently scans the passwords of Internet Explorer 4.0 - 11.0, Mozilla Firefox (All Versions), Google Chrome, Chromium, Dialup/VPN passwords, MSN/Windows Messenger, Microsoft Outlook, Windows Live Mail, SeaMonkey, Opera (Version 15 or greater), Vivaldi and Yandex Web browsers.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch PasswordScan.exe.
What's new?
  • Added support for Vivaldi and Yandex Web browsers.
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webfork on 2011-12-22 21:42

All programs that claim to do password auditing should work this way. Admins don't need to know the actual password, just if its complex enough.

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WiFi Guard v1.0.7 Updated

webfork on 2 Jul 2017
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Jan 2016
  • Suggested by I am Baas

SoftPerfect WiFi Guard is a tool for keeping a small WiFi network secure, indicating if your network is in use by an unwelcome connection. It's a specialized network scanner that runs through your network at set intervals and reports immediately if it finds any new connected devices that could belong to an intruder.

A 64-bit version is available (within the folder) and cross-platform (Mac, Linux).

NOTE: The latest version of this program displays only 5 devices (thanks olliebean). Please post in forums if you have a mirror of the previous version.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the 'portable' ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Select either 32-bit or 64-bit folder (depending on your OS)
  3. Launch WiFiGuard.exe
Note: Some archive managers (notably PeaZip) don't show the 32-bit and 64-bit folders. In that case, the smaller versions of the files are the 32-bit versions.
Similar/alternative apps: Wireless Network Watcher
What's new?
  • Added exporting device list to a CSV file in addition to XML.
  • Added partial matching for devices with a variable MAC address.
Latest comments
Midas on 2017-07-03 13:12

Thanks, Mike. Could you mirror it for our general public? www.mirrorcreator.com is one easy resource...

I am Baas on 2017-07-07 02:15

I have copies of both the 32 and 64-bit versions if needed.

webfork on 2017-07-07 03:25

@Baas: Yes please. If you can get me a link to something or I can hop on whatever network and you can send them over directly

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SkypeLogView v1.55

Checker on 27 Dec 2015
  • 205KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Dec 2014
  • Suggested by guinness

SkypeLogView reads the log files created by Skype application, and displays the details of incoming/outgoing calls, chat messages, and file transfers made by the specified Skype account.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SkypeLogView.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed to find the correct item when typing the string you want to search into the main List View.
  • Added secondary sorting support: You can now get a secondary sorting, by holding down the shift key while clicking the column header. Be aware that you only have to hold down the shift key when clicking the second/third/fourth column. To sort the first column you should not hold down the Shift key.
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freakazoid on 2011-05-26 18:36

I wish this app supported threaded in-chat conversations.

Right now, it's a very basic, barebones log.

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Hooker v3.3

Checker on 25 Oct 2014

Hooker is a lightweight keyboard spy program that watches a computer for input by another user. It includes a stealth mode, log encryption, capturing of clipboard changes and currently used process, and log viewer. The public version has several limitations which include, program shows itself when started; stealth mode is deactivated when hot key is pressed (without password prompt).

Note: Although this program can be used for legitimate purposes, it will be seen as malware by many scanners.

Category:
System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinNT / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware for personal use only
How to extract: Download the ZIP package (Note: Downloadable archives are protected with a password "hooker" because they may be marked as dangerous objects by some anti-virus software, due to the nature of the application) and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Hooker.exe.
What's new?
  • Allow the use of an empty user defined password.
  • Configurable password for accessing user interface ("Pro" feature).
  • Added hint to run as administrator when failed to apply system settings.
  • Removed donation link (donations are discontinued in favor of "Pro" version).
  • Added confirmation dialog before unregistering the product.
  • License expiration is checked against UTC date instead of local.
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JohnW on 2010-05-25 15:58

Ironically Avast doesn't allow me to download this program.
By the nature of the application it couldn't really be described as a false positive!

joby_toss on 2010-05-25 16:18

A good AV will not let you run this kind of software unless you add it to the exclusion list.

Catapult on 2010-05-25 20:28

It's not the zip thats infected. The site itself tries to deploy a trojan horse!

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