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New in Passware Kit 2015 v.3

May 14, 2015 Product Update

Passware Kit 2015 v.3 Acquires Files From OneDrive, Extracts Windows Phone Data, and Accelerates Password Recovery with TACC2

  • Acquisition of files from Microsoft OneDrive
  • Data extraction from Windows Phones
  • Hardware acceleration with TACC2

New: Acquisition of files from Microsoft OneDrive

Passware pioneers in acquiring data from Microsoft OneDrive. Access to OneDrive is provided either if the user password is known or by extracting an authentication token from the target computer memory or a hibernation file. This token allows further downloading of the full user’s OneDrive storage: documents, photos, videos, etc.

OneDrive Data Acquisition

NOTE: This feature is available in the Passware Kit Forensic edition only.

New: Data extraction from Windows Phones

Passware Kit now extracts data from Windows Phone physical images. This data may include Live ID accounts, website logins, and other credentials.

Windows Phone Data Extraction

NOTE: This feature is available in Passware Kit Forensic only.

New: Hardware acceleration with TACC 2

Passware Kit is the first and only password recovery software that supports the new TACC2 hadrware acceleration appliance by Guidance Software.

TACC2 speeds up the password recovery processes by up to 30 times for: MS Office files, PGP disk images, Zip and RAR archives, Mac Keychain, Android backups and images, Apple disk images and iTunes backups.

NOTE: This feature is available in the Passware Kit Enterprise and Forensic editions only. For more information on the TACC2 appliance, contact Guidance Software.



In cooperation with Sumuri, Passware introduces its 6-hour online training – “Surviving Encryption“.

This training class gives students the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of digital encryption using Passware. Through hands-on practicals, students will learn how to apply Passware in different scenarios, to include, encrypted files, protected volumes, user login passwords, mobile device backup files, hashed passwords, extract encryption keys from RAM and more.

The class contains 67 lectures and provides a Certificate of Completion.

Save 25% (a $150 value) on this training by registering here.



Belkasoft, Passware’s strategic partner, extends support for mobile applications in the new v.7.2 of Belkasoft Evidence Center. In addition to more than half a thousand computer artifacts, this leading digital forensic software now also finds and extracts over 100 types of mobile artifacts from Android, iPhone/iPad, Blackberry, and Windows Phone 8/8.1.

Among mobile applications that the new version of Evidence Center can extract and analyze data from are: FireChat, Tango, MeetMe, IM+, Whisper, QIWI wallet, Google+, Touch, MeowChat, Grindr, ooVoo, Tinder, Foursquare, and many more. These apps, in addition to previously supported Skype, WhatsApp, Viber, Telegram, Kik, and other popular messengers, cover the majority of mobile applications that are relevant to digital investigations.

All Passware customers are eligible for a 15% discount for Belkasoft Evidence Center. Contact BelkaSoft and mention Passware to claim the offer.