Brute Forcing A Forgotten Keystore Password Using Hashcat

Recently, I was preparing an update to a long abandoned Android app of mine when I realised the password to the keystore was long forgotten. A keystore and associated password is essential for updating an app (more information on keystores is available in easy to understand LEGO form), and as such the app could never be updated again!

Luckily, it’s possible to crack the password to a keystore.

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