For those of you who are into hacking passwords (because you are an IT guy and people at your company have really bad memories), you might want to read up on Joe’s guide to hacking Windows, Linux, or even Mac passwords here. Also, don’t forget you can hack Firefox passwords too here.
Windows is still the most popular operating system, and the method used to discover the login password is the easiest. The program used is called Ophcrack, and it is free. Ophcrack is based on Slackware, and uses rainbow tables to solve passwords up to 14 characters in length. The time required to solve a password? Generally 10 seconds. The expertise needed? None.