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Winbox Loader passwords

Sat May 16, 2009 12:48 pm

When winbox loader encode passwords from config and import/export file ?
 
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Re: Winbox Loader passwords

Tue May 19, 2009 2:16 pm

what has winbox loader to do with passwords in export file?

export file is plain text file that holds configuration commands.
winbox loader is small tool, that connects to router and fetches dll files from router to load them as modules to display configuration of different features of your router.
 
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Re: Winbox Loader passwords

Tue May 19, 2009 5:32 pm

In Aplication "WinBox Loader" in configuration file passwords list are not encoded and option" tool/Export Address..", Generated file with not encrypted passwords

WinBox Loader config file patch:
In Win Vista:
C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Mikrotik\Winbox\winbox.cfg - in this file all paswords in plain text. Not encrypted
 
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Re: Winbox Loader passwords

Wed May 20, 2009 9:08 am

please don't give your laptop, or your admin password to any other people. this will keep this file safe enough. if you are really afraid, you can use some encrypted disk software to secure this folder.
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Re: Winbox Loader passwords

Wed May 20, 2009 11:51 pm

I know.

But why passwords in plain text ?

Can you correct this?
 
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Re: Winbox Loader passwords

Thu Jun 18, 2009 4:46 pm

If U dont't like this, don't save passwords in winbox. U can store all in Your brain ;)
 
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Re: Winbox Loader passwords

Sun Jun 21, 2009 10:51 am

Please don't be ignorant people. There's nothing wrong with wanting a bit of security, especially these days with viruses and whatnot. I don't care what AV software you have or how smart you think you are. NO, it's NOT OK to store your passwords in clear text. Since when was that ever a good idea?


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