crack a router passcode

Ferrous Cranus nikos at
Tue Jul 9 18:06:42 CEST 2013

Στις 9/7/2013 5:46 μμ, ο/η Dave Angel έγραψε:
> 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,
> saishreemathi
> saadharana
> neither of which has done ANY replies that I can see on comp.lang.python
What is the reason of a spambot? Spam a usenet forum to gain what?

What is now proved was at first only imagined!

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