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TrueCrypt Password Hunter
"""
The MIT License (MIT)
Copyright (c) 2012 Ian Thomas
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
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FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
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"""
import os
import string
import itertools
import subprocess
# SETTINGS ====================================================================
max_combination_size = 3
password_components_file = "password_components.txt"
truecrypt_device = "\\Device\\Harddisk1\\Partition1"
truecrypt_exe = "C:\\Program Files\\TrueCrypt\\truecrypt.exe"
# FUNCTIONS ===================================================================
def read_password_components():
if not os.path.exists(password_components_file):
raise RuntimeError("Password components file not found: '%s'" % password_components_file )
file = open( password_components_file, "r" )
password_components = file.readlines()
if not password_components:
raise RuntimeError("Password components file is empty!")
password_components = map( lambda s: s.strip(), password_components ) # strip trailing newlines from each line
print "Read %d password components: %s" % ( len(password_components), password_components )
return password_components
def find_password_combination( password_components, combination_size ):
print "%sTrying passwords of combination size %d...%s" % ( os.linesep, combination_size, os.linesep )
product = itertools.product( password_components, repeat=combination_size )
for prod in product:
password = string.join( prod, '' )
print "\tTrying password: '%s'" % password
truecrypt_command = "\"%s\" /q /s /v %s /lT /m ro /a /p \"%s\" /b" % ( truecrypt_exe, truecrypt_device, password )
process = subprocess.Popen( truecrypt_command, stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.PIPE )
return_code = process.wait() # wait until TrueCrypt has finished trying current password
( stdout, stderr ) = process.communicate()
if stderr:
print "Error: '%s'" % stderr
return False
if return_code == 0:
print "%sPassword found: %s" % ( os.linesep, password )
return True
return False
def find_password():
password_components = read_password_components()
for i in range( 1, max_combination_size + 1 ):
if find_password_combination( password_components, i ):
return True
return False
# MAIN ========================================================================
print "Hunting TrueCrypt password for device '%s'..." % truecrypt_device
try:
success = find_password()
if success:
print "Success!"
else:
print "Failed!"
except Exception as ex:
print "Fatal Error: %s" % ex
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SheldonPatnett commented Nov 15, 2016

Simple, but saved my neck in a pinch!

Thanks!

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