crack a router passcode

Dave Angel davea at
Tue Jul 9 16:46:36 CEST 2013

On 07/09/2013 10:26 AM, Ferrous Cranus wrote:
> Στις 9/7/2013 4:32 μμ, ο/η Chris Angelico έγραψε:
>> On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 11:23 PM, Ferrous Cranus <nikos at>
>> wrote:
>>> Could python somehow brute force giving
>>> user
>>> and pass trying to guess the password?
>>> Could it be able to pass values to the input boxes of router's web login
>>> interface?
>> It certainly could. It's just simple HTTP requests, which Python
>> handles admirably. But this request was sent by a spambot and doesn't
>> need a response.
>> ChrisA
> Seems a real person that responds back, why do you say its a spambot?
> How is is able to reply if it it one?

Certainly spambots can reply to messages, and some even seem fairly 
credible while spouting nonsense.

But this OP is nothing of the sort.  Two aliases recently,


neither of which has done ANY replies that I can see on comp.lang.python


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