[thelist] Need to crack my own zip password

Ryan Tames rytames at telusplanet.net
Mon Dec 15 02:06:01 CST 2003

On 14 Dec 2003 at 20:08, Timothy J. Luoma wrote:

I don't really know of any, as I really only learned about cracking,
to protect myself. Its really not my thing.

Maybe search for:


or pkzip instead of winzip.

there should be a few out there. You can grab a hex editor too,
and search for it (in the file) your self. But i don't know, its been quite
a few years since i ever read anything about it.

anyway, good luck.

> On Sun, 14 Dec 2003, Ryan Tames wrote:
> > On 12 Dec 2003 at 23:04, Tim Luoma wrote:
> > 
> > I'll give you a few hints:
> > 
> > -- any zip password deleter will work. Why? Becouse its always
> > in the same place in a file. The only thing you need to do to remove
> > the password protection, is either change a value in the file, or,
> > delete the string.
> Googling for zip password delete did not turn up any programs that
> will delete them.  Do you know of any?
> > -- If your storing confidental information, always, always, always
> > use encryption software such as PGP. 
> This information was just to be kept away from casual eyes.

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