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SniffPass Password Sniffer (Portable)


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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 12/28/2015.

SniffPass is small password monitoring software that listens to your network, capture the passwords that pass through your network adapter, and display them on the screen instantly.

SniffPass can capture the passwords of the following Protocols: POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, FTP, and HTTP (basic authentication passwords).

You can use this utility to recover lost Web/FTP/Email passwords.

To install SniffPass Password Sniffer (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install sniffpass.portable

To upgrade SniffPass Password Sniffer (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade sniffpass.portable


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'sniffpass.portable'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = '7457a2146e4ffaa326fc32b1eb4473c3bfecbbab'
    $checksumType = 'sha1'
    $url64 = ''
    $checksum64 = '878860943f7936ab9e8843ff0679701d5fc2981b'
    $checksumType64 = 'sha1'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $installFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "sniffpass.exe"
    $chocTempDir = Join-Path $Env:Temp "chocolatey"
    $tempDir = Join-Path $chocTempDir "$packageName"
    if (![System.IO.Directory]::Exists($tempDir)) {[System.IO.Directory]::CreateDirectory($tempDir) | Out-Null}
    $zipFile = Join-Path $tempDir "$($packageName).zip"
    $url32bit = $url
    $checksum32 = $checksum
    $checksumType32 = $checksumType
    $bitWidth = 32
    if (Get-ProcessorBits 64) {
      $bitWidth = 64
    Write-Debug "CPU is $bitWidth bit"
    $bitPackage = 32
    if ($bitWidth -eq 64 -and $url64 -ne $null -and $url64 -ne '') {
      Write-Debug "Setting url to '$url64' and bitPackage to $bitWidth"
      $bitPackage = $bitWidth
      $url = $url64
      # only set if urls are different
      if ($url32bit -ne $url64) {
        $checksum = $checksum64
      $checksumType = $checksumType64
    $fileDirectory = $([System.IO.Path]::GetDirectoryName($zipFile))
    if (!(Test-Path($fileDirectory))) {
      [System.IO.Directory]::CreateDirectory($fileDirectory) | Out-Null  
    $forceX86 = $env:chocolateyForceX86
    if ($forceX86) {
      Write-Debug "User specified -x86 so forcing 32 bit"
      $bitPackage = 32
      $url = $url32bit
      $checksum =  $checksum32
      $checksumType = $checksumType32
    $referer = ""
    $wc = New-Object System.Net.WebClient
    $wc.Headers.Add("Referer", $referer)
    $wc.DownloadFile($url, $zipFile)
    Get-ChecksumValid -File "$zipFile" `
                      -Checksum "$checksum" `
                      -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
    Get-ChocolateyUnzip -FileFullPath "$zipFile" `
                        -Destination "$toolsDir" `
                        -PackageName "$packageName"
    Set-Content -Path ("$installFile.gui") `
                -Value $null

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Nir Sofer


© 2005 NirSoft


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