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Brute Force WPA Key

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  • Started 6 years ago by CollinPetty
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CollinPetty
Posts: 4

Hi,
I am experimenting with encryption methods and network security, I have pulled a key from the windows zero configuration utility, it looks like this:

e536d536188a71c4ae640bbd4b9a8b1c08316c86b5e111258832777ea6ec9069

they network is encrypted using WPA-PSK-TPIK, is there a way to get the actual ASCII password from this, I would assume that windows needs a way to authenticate the user on the network and because of this, there must be a way short of brute forcing to get the actual password, any help is appreciated, thanks to all...

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jd2066
jd2066
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Why do you want to do that? If you gave Windows the password in the first place you should know what the plain text password is.

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CollinPetty
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i know the password....the point isnt to get the password, its to see if one can get the password after having physical access to a computer that has the password stored

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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You could always ask MS for their encryption program :)

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