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|Stable release||1.61 / April 25, 2015|
|Operating system||Windows and Linux|
RainbowCrack is a computer program which generates rainbow tables to be used in password cracking. RainbowCrack differs from "conventional" brute force crackers in that it uses large pre-computed tables called rainbow tables to reduce the length of time needed to crack a password drastically. RainbowCrack was developed by Zhu Shuanglei, and implements an improved time-memory trade-off cryptanalysis attack which originated in Philippe Oechslin's Ophcrack.
Some organizations have made RainbowCrack's rainbow tables available free over the internet.
- "Project RainbowCrack = documentation". Archived from the original on July 5, 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-18.
- "Password Cracking with Rainbowcrack and Rainbow Tables". Retrieved 2008-09-18.
- Project RainbowCrack - Developer's official site.
- Rainbow Tables & Rainbow Crack tutorial
- Recovering Windows passwords with RainbowCrack
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