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Monday, October 12, 2009

Cool tool for cracking/resetting SQL Server passwords

Elcomsoft has a neat - and relatively new - tool called Advanced SQL Password Recovery I thought you may be able to benefit from. It can be used to change any SQL Server databases protected by a password included SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008. All you need is access to the master.mdf file. SQL Server optional.

I was going to show a screenshot but there's not that much to load the program, you point it to the master.mdf file and it'll crack the passwords - simple as that. Very cool.

Yet another reason to keep your Windows systems patched and your share/file permissions in check.

1 comment:

  1. Nice Posting here.Once my sql database has been corrupted that time i have used SQL Recovery Software named as Stellar Phoenix SQL Recovery Software.Its also a great software to repair and recover your sql database.