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Password Sniffer Spy

Version: 6.0

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Password Sniffer Spy is the all-in-one Password Sniffing Tool to capture Email, Web and FTP login passwords passing through the network.

It automatically detects the login packets on network for various protocols and instantly decodes the passwords. Here is the list of supported protocols,

  • HTTP (BASIC authentication)
  • FTP
  • POP3
  • IMAP
  • SMTP

In addition to recovering your own lost passwords, you can use this tool in following scenarios,

  • Run it on Gateway System where all of your network's traffic pass through.
  • In MITM Attack, run it on middle system to capture the Passwords from target system.
  • On Multi-user System, run it under Administrator account to silently capture passwords for all the users.

This software requires WinPcap driver for capturing network packets. You can install the same from here.

Password Sniffer Spy works on both 32-bit & 64-bit platforms starting from Windows XP to new Windows 10 version.

  • All-in-one Tool to Sniff & Capture Email, Web & FTP Login Passwords.
  • Recover passwords for protocols such as HTTP, FTP POP3, IMAP, SMTP.
  • Recover password of any length and complexity.
  • Backup the captured password list to HTML/XML/Text/CSV file
  • Easier and faster to use with its enhanced user friendly GUI interface.
  • Support for local Installation and uninstallation of the software.
Password Sniffer Spy requires WinPcap to capture the network packets. Below is the download location for different operating system
Windows XP/2003/Vista -

Windows 7/8/10 -

Make sure you install WinPcap driver before running this application.
Installation & Uninstallation

PasswordSnifferSpy comes with Installer which install all the required softwares along with main software so you do not have to worry about separately installing any of the dependent softwares.

It has intuitive setup wizard which guides you through series of steps in completion of installation.

At any point of time, you can uninstall the product using the Uninstaller located at following location (by default)
[Windows 32 bit]
C:\Program Files\SecurityXploded\PasswordSnifferSpy

[Windows 64 bit]
C:\Program Files (x86)\SecurityXploded\PasswordSnifferSpy
How to Use?
Here is the detailed information on how to effectively use Password Sniffer Spy to capture the passwords flowing through the wire.
  • Launch the 'Password Sniffer Spy' after installation.
  • Select the right 'network interface' for sniffing the network packets. If you don't know then you can experiment with each of them and see which one works !
  • Then click on 'Start Sniffing' button and it will start sniffing operation
  • You will see passwords being displayed as they are captured from network traffic as shown in the screenshot below.
  • You can now stop the recovery operation and save the recovered password list to HTML/XML/TEXT/CSV file by clicking on 'Export' button and then select the type of file from the drop down box of 'Save File Dialog'.
This software requires WinPcap driver for capturing network packets. You can install the same from here.
Screenshot 1:PasswordSnifferSpy is showing the captured passwords.
PasswordSnifferSpy showing recovered passwords
Screenshot 2:  Captured Password Report in HTML format
Exported IM Accounts to HTML

Password Sniffer Spy depends upon WinPcap for capturing network packets. So if you have not installed it earlier then you will see the error message like below

"This application has failed to start because wpcap.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix the problem"

In such case you can just install WinPcap driver from here.

Release History
Version 6.0 :  7th Dec 2016
Major release with new installer for easier installation & un-installation. Also added download links for Winpcap drivers.
Version 5.0 :  13 Jun 2016
Mega 2016 release with the integration of new Installer screens.
Version 4.0 :  3rd Sep 2015
Mega release with support for sniffing passwords new Windows 10 version.Also fixed the sizing problem with higher resolution computers.
Version 3.5 :  15th Jul 2015
New feature added to Installer to dynamically download latest version
Version 3.0 :  17th Mar 2015
Integrated Uninstaller into Windows Add/Remove Programs, now you can uninstall it in a standard way.
Version 2.5 :  21st Nov 2014
Renovated GUI interface with magnifying icon effects. Removed false positive with various Antivirus solutions.Also includes support for latest version of Winpcap
Version 2.0 :  12th Jan 2014
New feature to store catpured password list in CSV (Comma-Seperated Values) File Format.
Version 1.5 :  18th Apr 2013
Added right click context menu to quickly copy the password from the displayed List
Version 1.0 :  26th Feb 2013
First public release of PasswordSnifferSpy
PasswordSnifferSpy is designed to recover the lost passwords and to help penetration testers. Like any tool its use either good or bad, depends upon the user who uses it. However Author or SecurityXploded is not responsible for any damage caused due to misuse of this tool.

Read complete License & Disclaimer terms here.

FREE Download Password Sniffer Spy v6.0

License  : Freeware
Platform : Windows XP, 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

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