1994-06-01 - breaking encryption in microsoft word…

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From: perry@imsi.com (Perry E. Metzger)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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Message ID: <9406011545.AA01861@webster.imsi.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1994-06-01 15:45:16 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 1 Jun 94 08:45:16 PDT

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From: perry@imsi.com (Perry E. Metzger)
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 94 08:45:16 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: breaking encryption in microsoft word...
Message-ID: <9406011545.AA01861@webster.imsi.com>
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Hi y'all.

A client of mine has lost the password to a Microsoft Word v6
document. I've found stuff on the net to crack Wordperfect, and
pointers to stuff to crack Lotus 1-2-3, Quatro-Pro, MS Excel and
Paradox, but nothing on Microsoft Word. Does Word use real
cryptography, or does someone out there have a way to break it pretty