Recover the FTP password via TCPDUMP

I always keep my frequently used files in my FTP server, at the same time, and i have my password saved in my FTP client in my laptop as well. So when i need to login to my FTP server from another machine, i was like “hmm…. what was my password now?”

Since FTP is run via plain text, there is no encryption at all. So i have recovered my password via TCPDUMP and the username and password are “everyone”.

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