How to Brute-Force FTP Credentials & Get Server Access

Null Byte « WonderHowTo–

Hackers often find fascinating files in the most ordinary of places, one of those being FTP servers. Sometimes, luck will prevail, and anonymous logins will be enabled, meaning anyone can just log in. But more often than not, a valid username and password will be required. But there are several methods to brute-force FTP credentials and gain server access.

File Transfer Protocol is a network protocol used to transfer files. It uses a client-server model in which users can connect to a server using an FTP client. Authentication takes place with a username and password, typically transmitted in… more

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