11.30.2009 - Information Week - Famous Password Auditing Tool, L0phtCrack Is Back
George Hulme at Information Week writes about the return of L0phtCrack.
11.06.2009 - SC Magazine - What's Old is New Again
An SC Magazine article about the history of hacking and what of the old is still relevent mentions L0phtCrack and the hackers that created it.
08.25.2009 - O'Reilly Beautiful Security references theory and weaknesses that enabled L0phtCrack
The O'Reilly book Beautiful Security is a collection of essays on interesting computer and network security issues written by established computer security professionals. The lead chapter entitled Psychological Security Traps was written by Mudge and contains, among other things, some little known background on L0phtCrack. Permission has been granted for the authors to freely distribute their respective chapters and all proceeds from the book are being donated to the non-profit organization ISOC. ISOC funds and enables many internet related activities including support of the IETF. We hope you find the chapter enjoyable!
05.26.2009 - L0phtCrack 6 Released
The code and L0phtCrack name have taken a long strange trip from proof of concept code for a vulnerability in 1997 to a commercial application funding the L0pht's security research to being sold as a product by the security consulting company @stake and then by the largest security software company in the world, Symantec. Now it is back in the hands of the original authors from the L0pht who are giving it the care and feeding it deserves.
L0phtCrack 6 Announcement and History Presentation at Source Boston Conference
1997 to 2009
We made L0phtCrack available once again because hard core security professionals have found it to be the best and have yearned for up-to-date OS support. After 12 years, L0phtCrack is still a mainstay at many leading security consulting firms and the US military.