Hacking Windows 10: How to Use SSH Tunnels to Forward Requests & Hack Remote Routers

Without admin privileges, installing additional software, or modifying the Windows 10 firewall, an attacker can alter a router and perform a variety of exploits. It's accomplished by forwarding requests from Kali through a backdoored Windows computer to the router gateway with simple SSH tunnels. The attack I'll be outlining takes advantage of the SSH -R and -L port-forwarding options to create encrypted connections to and from the attacker's server. The below diagram provides an over-simplified depiction of the attack. [code] The connections allow the attacker to forward requests through a... more