Cisco Password Hashes

CMIT 350 Week 8 Discussion

Cisco Passwords

Part 1: Type 5 Cisco Password Hashes

To keep your routers, firewalls, and switches secure, they need good passwords. Type 5 Cisco password hashes employ a technique called salting. Discuss password hashes and salting and discuss password cracking tools or websites that can be used to crack Cisco password hashes. Some of the most popular Linux tools are John the Ripper and Hashcat, which are both already included with the Kali Linux distribution. The Windows tool Cain can also crack Cisco passwords. Use the as is choice and the default wordlist that comes with Cain on the password hashes below. You may elect to crack some of them and explain how you did it for part of this discussion:

$1$mERr$TMFGl3gjZgTURz2zWGujv1

$1$mERr$j2lBkUQmIwqeeIUhzEMH/1

$1$mERr$UeZ8mb786UhNnpZquiKwc0

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