WifiPasswordReveal: A script to reveal all the saved WiFi passwords in Windows 7 and above

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The “How to show saved Windows 7 Wifi passwords” turned out to be a popular article and to make the life of my readers easier, I decided to apply a newly acquired knowledge and write a tool to make it SUPER EASY to get all the saved WiFi passwords without needing administrative privileges and without having to click through various settings dialogs.

Note: In some cases, if the script fails to run, then you may want to run the script as administrator.

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How to capture and analyze HTTP/HTTPS from your smartphone or tablet using Fiddler

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In the previous article, I showed you how to capture traffic from WiFi devices. In this article, I will illustrate how to capture HTTP/HTTPS traffic using Fiddler.

This skill is very useful for web programmers or security engineers who want to debug their application or audit third party applications that use web services over an encrypted channel. Let’s get started! Continue reading

How to capture all network traffic going through your smartphone/tablet/laptop or other wireless devices

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In this blog post, I am going to show you how to record all inbound and outbound network traffic from a wireless device (smartphone, tablet, laptop, etc…).

People desire to capture traffic for many reasons, namely for/by:

  • Security Auditing and penetration testing
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How to show saved Windows 8 and Windows 10 Wifi passwords

In this blog post, I am going to illustrate how to reveal the saved Wifi passwords under Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 in three easy steps.

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Alternative method

You can just use the WifiPasswordReveal script to automatically reveal the saved password with a click of a button!

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Step 1 – Open the Network and Sharing Center

Right click on the wireless networks icon in the tray bar (just next the clock):

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Then right click on select “Open network and sharing center”

Step 2 – List all network adapters

Select “Change adapter settings”

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This will give you a list of all available network adapters:

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Step 3 – Show the WiFi properties and reveal the password

Double click on the Wifi card adapter icon for which you want to retrieve the password. In my case, I double-clicked on the “Wi-Fi” card.

The “Wi-Fi Status” dialog will show up. Press the “Wireless Properties” button:

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Then switch to the “Security” tab:

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Press “Show characters” to reveal the password.

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