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Old 11-24-2008, 01:33 AM   #1
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Possible to obtain password?


Hello.

Is it possible to obtain a Routers Login (for settings) if someone is connected to the Router?
I know that I could reset the Router and make a new login, but is there another way (except Brute Force) ?

Thanks for reading.
 
Old 11-24-2008, 01:52 AM   #2
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If your router has an http or a telnet interface ... then it would be easy to set up a trace and capture the administrative login name and password.

If that's what you're asking...

If you've forgotten your password ... then it's time to hit the "reset" button. Which will restore the factory default. Which is documented in the manual (you didn't lose the manual too, did you?)

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Old 11-24-2008, 01:57 AM   #3
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If your router has an http or a telnet interface ... then it would be easy to set up a trace and capture the administrative login name and password.

If that's what you're asking...

If you've forgotten your password ... then it's time to hit the "reset" button. Which will restore the factory default. Which is documented in the manual (you didn't lose the manual too, did you?)
how does it exactly work to set up a trace and capture it?


Thanks for your reply.
 
Old 11-24-2008, 10:28 AM   #4
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If your router has "Universal plug-n-play" (SSDP Discovery) enabled, the password can be found in a matter of seconds.

Unfortunately, there are several ways that commands can be sent to a router, and not all of these are protected in any way!
 
Old 11-24-2008, 01:10 PM   #5
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The long and the short of it is that yes, the password can be revealed, just about no matter how careful you are. If you remove the ability for the router to be remotely administered, block telnet and other unnecessary ports inbound to the router, and (if possible) only use https, you'll be more secure. Remember, there's no such thing as absolute security.
 
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If your router has "Universal plug-n-play" (SSDP Discovery) enabled, the password can be found in a matter of seconds.

Unfortunately, there are several ways that commands can be sent to a router, and not all of these are protected in any way!
so how would go start and try to get the login?

thanks for your reply!
 
Old 11-24-2008, 06:36 PM   #7
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The long and the short of it is that yes, the password can be revealed, just about no matter how careful you are. If you remove the ability for the router to be remotely administered, block telnet and other unnecessary ports inbound to the router, and (if possible) only use https, you'll be more secure. Remember, there's no such thing as absolute security.
so do you know a good TuT for that, or can you explain please how you would make each step!?

thank you
 
Old 11-24-2008, 06:43 PM   #8
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Basically, if you need to know more, use a search engine, we will not give out that sort of information here.
 
Old 11-24-2008, 07:04 PM   #9
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so do you know a good TuT for that, or can you explain please how you would make each step!?

thank you
IT really sounds like you are trying to break into system that is not yours. In case I"m right, here is some info to consider:
1) There will be no tutorial that will be working in 100%. Getting password and breaking in is a creative work, any tutorial might work, say, in 5% of cases.
2) Providing info to help you to break into router is forbidden by rules of this forum.
3) Breaking into system is forbidden by laws in many countries. In short - you might get into jail.
4) Normally, in agreement between you and your internet service provider
forbids such activity. I.e. if you'll attempt to break into other machine, your ISP might terminate your internet access.

If you didn't have illegal intentions, then I suggest to get your own router(if you wanted to get info about security), or (if you wanted to forward port or something) contact administrator/owner of that router.

In any case, please do research yourself befor asking.
 
  


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