To find all the saved WIFI passwords and Ethernet connection information on your Linux desktop or laptop, navigate to this directory. /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections Here are the connections on my laptop. ┌─[[email protected]]─[/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections] └──╼ #ls -hula total 20K drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Aug 24 13:36 . drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4.0K Aug 24 13:29 .. -rw——- 1 …

Generate secure passwords for your user accounts The pwgen command will generate a set of random passwords that may be used to secure your user account. Type this command to install this utility. [email protected]:~# apt-get install [email protected]:~# apt-get install pwgen Now we can generate a few passwords. [email protected]:/mnt/c/Users/johnc$ pwgen -s -v 79lZrgzb ctklTCV3 zX3nDCQr FXk5g7V8 …

This Cisco command will list all passwords on a switch. mrrobot#sh ru | inc password service password-encryption password 7 00141215174C04140B70 password 7 00141215174C04140B70mrrobot#sh ru | inc password service password-encryption password 7 00141215174C04140B70 password 7 00141215174C04140B70 The inc command looks for any text that matches the argument. Like this: mrrobot#sh ru | inc line line con …

The /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections directory in Debian and Ubuntu stores files that are named after the WIFI networks you have connected to. These contain the passwords for the wireless networks that your machine has connected to. Here is a sample file. [connection] id=detportal uuid=539c7711-95ba-4f0a-8797-33d32ec779d7 type=802-11-wireless   [802-11-wireless] ssid=detportal mode=infrastructure security=802-11-wireless-security   [802-11-wireless-security] key-mgmt=wpa-psk psk=detportal   [ipv4] method=auto …

The dumpzilla Python script allows a user to extract information from the Firefox web browser. This is useful when you are on someone elses machine and you wish to extract information about their browsing habits. Download the script from here: http://www.dumpzilla.org/. Firstly, make the script executable. chmod +x dumpzilla.pychmod +x dumpzilla.py Then you may begin …

The NetworkManager daemon on Linux does store WIFI passwords in plain text, but you need root access to read the files. Here is a sample WIFI connection file in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections. [email protected] /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections $ sudo cat PIZZACATSWIFI [connection] id=PIZZACATSWIFI uuid=f4f0260d-ca5e-4b86-808d-3dce65fa80cf type=802-11-wireless   [802-11-wireless] ssid=PIZZACATSWIFI mode=infrastructure mac-address=4C:0F:6E:5D:E1:25 security=802-11-wireless-security   [802-11-wireless-security] key-mgmt=wpa-psk auth-alg=open psk=302c64ff12   [ipv4] method=auto   …

http://digiknow.ninemsn.com.au/digitalliving/digitalknowhow/8110823/the-password-problem. After reading this article about the weak passwords that users are still thinking up like ‘password’ for example, it is not surprising that so many Facebook accounts get cracked into and the data used for evil purposes. The users need to wake up and pay more attention to security. I have a very complex …