Near-Instant Recovery of Password-Protected Excel Spreadsheets

ElcomSoft Co. Ltd. updates Advanced Office Password Breaker, a product to remove password protection from Microsoft Office documents, adding Rainbow Tables for password-protected Excel spreadsheets. Rainbow Tables offer near-instant recovery of 97% spreadsheets protected with 40-bit encryption used by Microsoft Excel 97-2000 and in documents saved by later versions of the product in compatibility mode.