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Windows Gather WinSCP Saved Password Extraction

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Windows Gather WinSCP Saved Password Extraction

Created
05/30/2018

Description

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.

Author(s)

  • theLightCosine <theLightCosine@metasploit.com>

Platform

Windows

Development

Module Options

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

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