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Windows Gather AutoLogin User Credential Extractor

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Windows Gather AutoLogin User Credential Extractor



This module extracts the plain-text Windows user login password in Registry. It exploits a Windows feature that Windows (2000 to 2008 R2) allows a user or third-party Windows Utility tools to configure User AutoLogin via plain-text password insertion in (Alt)DefaultPassword field in the registry location - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\WinLogon. This is readable by all users.


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