Cisco IOS Enable Secret Type 5 Password Cracker

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Ever had a type 5 Cisco password that you wanted to crack/break? This piece of Javascript will attempt a quick dictionary attack using a small dictionary of common passwords, followed by a partial brute force attack. Javascript is far too slow to be used for serious password breaking, so this tool will only work on weak passwords.

enable secret 5 $1$SpMm$eALjeyED.WSZs0naLNv22/


username user secret 5 $1$SpMm$eALjeyED.WSZs0naLNv22/

Take the type 5 password, such as the text above in red, and paste it into the box below and click "Crack Password".

Type 5 Password:

Plain text:

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What's the moral of the story?

Don't use stupidly simple passwords.