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Website Password hacking using WireShark

Apr 12, 2015, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Did you knew every time you fill in your username and password on a website and press ENTER, you are sending your password. Well, of course you know that. How else you'rre going to authenticate yourself to the website?? But, (yes, there???s a small BUT here).. when a website allows you to authenticate using HTTP (PlainText), it is very simple to capture that traffic and later analyze that from any machine over LAN (and even Internet). That bring us to this website password hacking guide that works on any site that is using HTTP protocol for authentication. Well, to do it over Internet, you need to be able to sit on a Gateway or central HUB (BGP routers would do ??? if you go access and the traffic is routed via that).

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