Capture passwords of Windows 8




In recent days, there were always discussions about passwords stored in browsers. The convenience of a store passwords, save passwords, the other, perhaps because they want to sync browser over borders.


Often mentioned fact: both Internet Explorer and Chrome and Firefox store these passwords so that a faster access, even in plaintext by the user is possible. This is not a scandal, this is just like that. Does anyone have access to your computer, your user account, then it is no longer “your” computer.

That is why I have often been here the Council, by means of BitLocker or TrueCrypt (OS X FileVault) to encrypt, alternatively you can quickly lock the computer when using Win + L short absence. Curious people are now a dozen tools to read passwords directly in some browsers they are even visible quickly without tools.

A whole bunch password tools for browsers and co I have already verbloggt , another script that demonstrates the importance of a locked computer, comes from Scott Hanselman , in his employees at Microsoft. With a few lines of code to list the user names and passwords on the service, what the importance of a locked or encrypted computer shows, alternatively, the handle should be password managers like KeePass, 1Password, LastPass be made ​​and co. Scott makes the script available as open source, alternative Exe is an executable for demonstration purposes.


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