Quick Tutorial: Crack zip password using fcrackzip in Kali Linux
fcrackzip is a tool used to identify passwords of zip file. This tool works on simple concept of bruteforce.
You can install fcrackzip by following simple steps:
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install fcrackzip
$ fcrackzip -u -D -p /usr/share/wordlists/dirbuster/directory-list-2.3-medium.txt <password-zip-file>
-u : use unzip file to identify passwords
-D : use a dictionary
-p : input password
$ fcrackzip -b -l 5–12 -v -u <password-zip-file>
-b : brute force option
-l : check password with minimum and max length
-v : verbose
This is short tutorial to explain installation and simple usage of fcrackzip on Kali Linux.
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Disclaimer: This tutorial is for educational purpose only. Individual is solely responsible for any illegal act.
Can i do the -b search without additional characters?
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