SHA256 Salted Hash Kracker : Free Salted SHA256 Hash Password Cracker and Recovery Software
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SHA256 Salted Hash Kracker is the free tool to crack and recover your lost password from the salted SHA256 hash.

These days most websites and applications use salt based SHA256 hash generation to prevent it from being cracked easily using precomputed hash tables such as Rainbow Crack. In such cases, 'SHA256 Salted Hash Kracker' will help you to recover your lost password from salted SHA256 hash.

It uses dictionary based cracking method which makes the cracking operation simple and easier. By default small dictionary file is included but you can find good collection of password dictionaries (also called wordlist) here & here

Though it supports only Dictinary Crack method, you can easily use tools like Crunch, Cupp to generate brute-force based or any custom password list file and then use it with 'SHA256 Salted Hash Kracker'.

It also allow you to specify the salt position either in the beginning of password [ sha256(salt+password)] or at the end of the password [sha256(password+salt)]. In case you want to perform normal SHA256 hash cracking without the salt then just leave the Salt field blank.

It works on both 32-bit & 64-bit Windows platforms starting from Windows XP to Windows 8.

  • Free tool to recover your Lost Password from Salted SHA256 Hash.
  • Displays detailed statistics during Cracking operation
  • Stop the password cracking operation any time.
  • Easier and Quicker to use with GUI interface.
  • Generate SHA256 Hash Password Recovery report in HTML/XML/TEXT file.
  • Fully Portable tool, you can run it from anywhere.
  • Includes Installer for local Installation & Uninstallation.
Installation & Un-installation
SHA256SaltedHashKracker comes with Installer to help in local installation & un-installation. This installer has intuitive 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\SHA256SaltedHashKracker

[Windows 64 bit]
C:\Program Files (x86)\SecurityXploded\SHA256SaltedHashKracker
How to use?
It is very easy to use tool for any generation of users.

Here are simple steps
  • Launch SHA256 Salted Hash Kracker on your system after installation.
  • Enter the SHA256 hash.
  • Then enter the Salt data and specify the Salt position either in the beginning [sha256(salt+pass)] or at the end [sha256(pass+salt)]
  • For normal SHA256 hash cracking, leave the Salt field empty.
  • Next click on 'Start Crack' button to begin the Recovery operation
  • During the operation, you will see all statistics being displayed on the screen.
  • At the end, you can generate detailed report in HTML/XML/Text format by clicking on 'Report' button and then select the type of file from the drop down box of 'Save File Dialog'.
Screenshot 1: SHA256 Salted Hash Kracker is showing the recovered Password for salted SHA256 hash text.
Screenshot 2: SHA256 Hash Password Recovery report generated by SHA256SaltedHashKracker

SHA256 Salted Hash Kracker is designed with good intention to recover your Lost Password from SHA256 hash.

Like any other tool its use either good or bad, depends upon the user who uses it. However neither author nor SecurityXploded is in anyway responsible for damages or impact caused due to misuse of SHA256SaltedHashKracker.

Read our complete 'License & Disclaimer' policy here.

Release History
Version 1.6:  15th Jul 2014
Improved GUI interface with glowing icon effects. Fixed few minor bugs.
Version 1.5:  8th May 2013
Automatically Remember & Restore user input settings. Copy the cracked Password to clipboard on success.
Version 1.0:  9th Mar 2013
First public release of SHA256 Salted Hash Kracker.
FREE Download SHA256 Salted Hash Kracker v1.6

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

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