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Windows Gather WinSCP Saved Password Extraction

This module extracts weakly encrypted saved passwords from WinSCP. It searches for saved sessions in the Windows Registry and the WinSCP.ini file. It cannot decrypt passwords if a master password is used.

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Module Name



  • theLightCosine <theLightCosine [at]>


  • windows



Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use post/windows/gather/credentials/winscp msf post(winscp) > sessions ...sessions... msf post(winscp) > set SESSION <session-id> msf post(winscp) > show options and set options... msf post(winscp) > run