CryptoSearch is a free program for Windows that searches your computer or network drive for encrypted or password-protected files. The program can be used during audits or for forensic investigations.
It supports the following file types: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Zip, Rar, Acrobat and PGP. CryptoSearch analyzes each file to determine its type and whether or not it is protected.
It will find encrypted files even if they have been renamed. The program can save your results as either a text or HTML file, and a report can be printed easily.
CryptoSearch is a single . exe file that does not need to be installed. It does not make any changes to your system or registry. However, the program does require that .
Net, which is freely downloadable and distributable, be installed on your computer. The . Net framework requires at least 280 MB (610 MB on x64 systems) of hard drive space.