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Im just a tech guy wondering whether is it possible to get the wifi router password which is secured with wpa2-psk with wireshark or any such other software after capturing pcap file on windows?

asked 08 Aug '12, 05:54

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If you have the WPA2 key of the router AP you might be able to decode the password, if someone is accessing the router via telnet (or any other plain text protocol) over WIFI while you are capturing.

If you don't know any password of the router (including the WPA2 key) you're out of luck, and that's by design - because that's exactly what encryption is there for.

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answered 08 Aug '12, 07:06

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