From FileVault to T2: How to Deal with Native Apple Encryption
February 15, 2024 How-To
This article provides comprehensive insights into Apple native encryption, covering both software and hardware-based levels.
November 16, 2022 Product Update
We’re excited to announce Passware Kit Ultimate, an all-purpose decryption bundle. It allows investigators to gain access to data from locked mobile devices and computers, encrypted disks and files, – all with a single license.
October 25, 2022 Product Update
Passware announces full support for macOS Ventura by its products. The 1Password decryption option is updated with support for the latest 1Password 8 on all platforms: Windows, Linux, and macOS. Passware Kit 2022 v4 also helps users to gain access to sensitive data in QuickBooks databases by brute-forcing the original passwords for specific QuickBooks accounts.
October 12, 2022 Product Update
Passware Kit Mobile 2022 v4 arrives with GPU-accelerated passcode recovery for Samsung Exynos devices, including the Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S8, S8 Plus, and Note 8. As of this release, the software supports 200+ mobile devices and is no longer in the “Beta” stage.
July 27, 2022 Product Update
Passware adds a new option to its FileVault/APFS decryption feature – deleted data recovery. Also, Passware Kit 2022 v3 instantly decrypts QuickBooks for Mac 2022 databases, extracts passwords from Dashlane passwords manager for Mac, expands the range of supported Acronis versions, speeds up bcrypt password recovery on GPU, and works with hybrid Rainbow Tables.
July 12, 2022 Product Update
Passware Kit Mobile 2022 v3 introduces support for MediaTek-based LG smartphones, including the K11+ and X Power 2. The type of passcode (PIN, password, or pattern) is detected automatically, and Passware Kit Mobile performs GPU-accelerated brute-force password recovery without the device having to be connected.
April 12, 2022 Product Update
Passware introduces a password recovery option for bcrypt hashes. The new version of the Passware Kit decrypts QuickBooks 2022 databases, bypasses Windows Hello protectors on Windows 11, and recovers passwords from Dashlane browser extension databases. On top of this, Mac version supports GPU acceleration with OpenCL technology.
December 15, 2021 Product Update
Passware Kit 2022 v1 fully supports the latest OS releases: Windows 11 and macOS Monterey. We are continually expanding the range of file types and applications that Passware Kit supports. The new version introduces GPU-accelerated password recovery for Acronis backups.
October 21, 2021 Product Update
Passware makes it easy to handle cases with multiple encrypted disks by introducing batch mode for FDE images. It allows users to configure password recovery settings for the encrypted images and processes them one by one without user interaction. AFF4 is also supported. Passware Kit will automatically send an email whenever a password is found or the recovery process gets finished.
June 30, 2021 Product Update
We announced a Beta version of Passware Kit Forensic for Mac in 2020. Thanks to the feedback we received from our beta testers, we were able to resolve stability, performance, and compatibility issues. Now, we are proud to announce the release version of the Passware Kit Forensic for Mac!
April 14, 2021 Product Update
Dell Data Protection and Dell Encryption software used to be an obstacle for computer forensics because the encrypted data was inaccessible while processing an image of encrypted drives. We are happy to announce that Passware Kit is the first software to recover passwords for Dell recovery files and decrypt data from disks encrypted with Dell Data Protection and Dell Encryption software provided that a Dell recovery file is available.
December 16, 2020 Product Update
Memory analysis is an essential method of electronic evidence discovery. It allows computer forensics to decrypt hard disks and files and extract encryption keys and passwords. We are proud to introduce Passware Bootable Memory Imager – a new UEFI compatible tool that acquires memory images of Windows, Linux, and Mac computers.
October 14, 2020 Product Update
The brute-force approach is the most time-consuming password recovery method. We are proud to share that we have introduced Mask attack that significantly reduces the time spent on password recovery by skipping unnecessary character combinations.