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Nasty is a program that helps you to recover the passphrase of your PGP or GPG-key in case you forget or lost it. The following features will make things easier:

  • set minimum/maximum length of the passphrase
  • incremental mode, random mode or reads a file for guessing
  • charset filter

This package is useful in forensics investigations.

Installed size: 38 KB
How to install: sudo apt install nasty

  • libc6
  • libgpgme11t64

A tool which helps you to recover your GPG passphrase

root@kali:~# nasty -h
-a x	set minimum length of passphrase
-b x	set maximum length
-m x	set guessing mode:
	incremental: try them all
	random: try at random
	file: read phrases from file (use -i)
-i x	file to read the passphrases from
-f x	file to write the found passphrase to
-c x... charset, one or more from the following:
	a: a-z
	A: A-Z
	0: 0-9
	.: all ascii values (32...126)
	+: 32...255 (default(!))
-k x	filter string to select a key
-v 	enable verbose mode

Updated on: 2024-May-23