Router gateways are responsible for protecting every aspect of a network’s configuration. With unfettered access to these privileged configurations, an attacker on a compromised Wi-Fi network can perform a wide variety of advanced attacks.

Brute-Forcing Router Logins with Patator

After hacking a Wi-Fi router with tools like Aircrack, Wifiphisher, and Wifite2, there are several avenues an attacker may explore to further compromise the network. One way is to immediately try and find a way to access the router’s gateway. Assuming the gateway isn’t using default credentials, the attacker will… more


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