🛠️ Default credentials

Default credentials are a really simple and extremely common way to get an initial access to a system. Many devices (especially in the Internet of Things) come with default non-random passwords that are often left unchanged. Here is an example of a few very common credentials :

Username

Password

admin

admin

root

root

tomcat

tomcat

password

password

You can find many of them on these two sites :

You can also pick passwords from the list of the most common passwords :

If you can't find the password in these lists, you can also find them in user manuals or directly with google dorks. Example of a useful Google Dork :

intext:'password' intext:'default' Application Name