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I have a network camera, where the default password does not work. It is probably something simple though, so I though I should try a stock password breaker. What should I use to try to crack my network camera's basic auth login/password on port 80 on my local network? Nessus?

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ncrack – Michael Hampton Feb 17 '13 at 11:50
What model of network camera? What is the setup? If the password is in the camera itself, have you looked at the manufacturer's site for a "emergency" password, or a way of "full factory reset"? – vonbrand Feb 17 '13 at 11:51

Do a full factory reset on your camera as suggested by @vonbrand. Consult your camera manual to find out how to achieve a full factory reset. The manual should also document the default password after factory reset.

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If you have root/sudo access, it'd be much, much easier to reset the password directly:

sudo passwd foo where 'foo' is the account owner of the camera.

If you don't have root access, ask for permission from whomever has it.

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Oh, did I perhaps misunderstand? Is this actually living a life of its own? – igelkott Feb 17 '13 at 11:54
I'm guessing OP doesn't have OS-level access to the security camera. – jscott Feb 17 '13 at 11:55

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