[SecurityWeek] Password Auditing Tool L0phtCrack Released as Open Source

The password auditing and recovery tool L0phtCrack is now open source and the project is looking for both maintainers and contributors.

First released in 1997, L0phtCrack can be used to test password strength and recover lost Windows passwords via dictionary, brute-force, and other types of attacks.

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