How to Recover Saved Passwords in FlashFXP
This research article exposes the password secrets of FlashFXP application. It shows all interesting details including where all your FTP passwords are stored, how it is stored and how to recover it automatically.
FlashFXP Password Secrets
FlashFXP stores all your FTP login passwords at following location
[Windows Vista/7/8/10] C:\Users\[user_name]\AppData\Roaming\FlashFXP\[version]\sites.dat [Windows XP/2003] C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\FlashFXP\[version]\sites.dat
Here [version] refers to version of FlashFXP (3,4,5 etc) used as folder name.
This “sites.dat” file contains FTP server configuration including username/password as shown below,
[XenArmor Site] created=40668.9448318287 Proxy=0 IP=ftp.xenarmor.com user=xenuser pass=98B0A3E52C1B port=21
Here “IP”, “user” & “pass” fields refer to FTP server, username & encoded password respectively.
FlashFXP encodes the FTP password using XOR algorithm with static magic text.
How to Recover FlashFXP Passwords Automatically
Here is simple way to recover all your FlashFXP passwords without worrying about where it is stored and how to decrypt it.
You can use our FTP Password Recovery Pro software to instantly & easily recover all your saved FTP login passwords from FlashFXP as shown in video below,
Here are the simple steps to recover all your saved passwords,
- Step 1: Download & Install FTP Password Recovery Pro from here
- Step 2: Next launch the software on your computer
- Step 3: It will automatically discover, decrypt and display all the saved FTP passwords as shown below
For more details, please refer to Online User Guide
Hope this article has helped you to understand password secrets of FlashFXP. Please comment below on what do you think or if you have any queries.
November 16, 2019
November 16, 2019