Introduction: Telnet Hacking

Picture of Telnet Hacking everyone,today I'm Gonna Teach you how to Hack computers with Telnet

Note:this is for educational purposes Only

WARNING:I am not responsible for anything that might happen to you if you try to hack any computer

Step 1: Telnet?

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Telnet (teletype network) is a network protocol used on the Internet or local area networks to provide a bidirectional interactive communications facility. Typically, telnet provides access to a command-line interface on a remote host via a virtual terminal connection which consists of an 8-bit byte oriented data connection over the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP). User data is interspersed in-band with TELNET control information.


Step 2: Telnet on Vista

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**Note:If You're using windows Vista then you need to do the following to enable telnet on your computer.(vista only)

start > control panel > programmes and features > turn windows features on or off > Tick "telnet client" and "Telnet server".

Step 3: Start Telnet

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Right Click on "My computer" > Manage > Services And Application > Services > Telnet
then goto startup type and select Automatic then click start > OK.

Step 4: Using Telnet

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Start > run type "CMD" And hit enter ,A Black Box Should Appear.type Telnet [ip adress] [port] then hit enter.

Example:Telnet 192.168.X.X 23

Voala ! you're in the System

You can type commands like tasklist and taskkill to show what the person on the computer is doing ,you can also make a new user and make this user an adminstrator so you can have FULL ACCESS to all the data on the computer

WARNING:BE CAREFUL you can go to jail for this


Yori Hopple (author)2017-02-08

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elwillow (author)2009-08-13

wait? wha? 1. Why would you want to run a telnet server on your machine? 2. Why would you want to connect to yourself via telnet? 3. Why would you use windows? 4. ..... sigh......

Pumpkin$ (author)elwillow2009-08-22

Why would you use a mac? It's an ugly underpowered box with a screen. Like my tv!

Why would you view this if you're a mac user?

TuxedoMonkeyYT (author)Pumpkin$2016-04-24

I have a Macbook Air 2013 model with 128 gigabytes of RAM installed; I also have a 256 gigabyte SSD and a 15" custom OLED screen. Furthermore, I (when at home) have several terabytes worth of storage connected via FireWire. I use Ubuntu mainly on my UltraPC / Desktop (I won't even bother boring you with its specifications, l.o.l) but I got my Mac just for one purpose : to use iMovie software. I have several Windows machines and several Ubuntu laptops that run off of my home server (with ANOTHER 6 terabytes of storage) that supports all of my machines and uses the same user account whilst being in a friendly format native to the OS on each.

Lol, basically what I am trying to point out is : NOT EVERY COMPUTER IS THAT SH**TY Pumpkin$!!!!!

ZachT23 (author)TuxedoMonkeyYT2016-09-21

That's really funny that you have a MacBook air with 128gigs of ram....... Because that's not possible. 128 gigs of ram is not only impossible due to the memory controller on those MacBook air's, but if it were possible it would be incredibly stupid. You wouldn't need 128 gigs of ram on the best gaming computer you could imagine. More ram does not equal more performance unless your regular application load exceeds your current amount of ram. So unless you plan on running a million instances of Microsoft word, or you have a server (Don't even try to say that you have a server running on your MacBook air because why would anyone run a server on osx ever) having more than 16 gigs of ram is pretty much a waste of money. So basically what I'm trying to say is that you don't know what you're talking about. At all.

BoxTheFox (author)ZachT232017-01-10

Yeah I saw the 128 gigs of ram and thought "Well here start the lies..."

Super_Nerd (author)Pumpkin$2011-06-07

Personally, I hate macs. Thats just cause I'm used to windows. That doesn't mean you should want to destroy macs. They are nice for someone who wants to learn how to compute. More advanced users who like programming, DOS, or other things would like windows. I actually like the mac's appearance, but how the computer serves you is what matters

Tanners (author)Pumpkin$2009-08-29

Or maybe he uses linux? and no macs are not all that bad i do like pc's better but macs are still great for most users.

ELECTROfun (author)elwillow2009-08-27 access another computer not connecting to "myself",im connetcting to anther computer is the BEST 4. .....

GreatSage (author)ELECTROfun2011-07-23

Won't this only work if there is another computer running telnet? and no computers run telnet anymore because it is such an insecure protocol. And i can see elwillow's point. linux is much more of a flexible operating system so it is primarily the operating system used by those who want to get the most out of their operating system (like those who get unauthorized access to computers). Windows is best for those users who want to rely on the GUI, but for those who want to dig into their operating system, Linux is the best.

grundisimo (author)GreatSage2011-07-27

Even the newer computers run telnet.

nerdy8675309 (author)ELECTROfun2009-10-20

Windows ftw
Linux for a cooler win
Macs for sitting on while winning : p lol

zeroc00l (author)2011-08-23

hi if i tried to use this hack on a nooby user's computer can i be caught for this????
and yeah if i tried this in a network or a public place how are my chances of being caught???? however can u tell me where to learn to do backtracking cuz it's the best way for not being CAUGHT!! :S

304bdub (author)zeroc00l2016-01-25

Considering you are asking these questions should you be calling anybody a noobie? If you are really interested in backing, lookup some better tutorials using some better resources.

WinTheEnd (author)304bdub2016-11-30

and how does one do that?


how do you make an administrator account?

net user /add (username) (password)

net localgroup administrators (username) /add

malikofawan (author)2015-03-06

I had followed these four steps..........but i m not connecting to the other computer....!!

can any body tell me that what this "port" is....i can i see that the port of other computer is open or not.....plz help

WillyW4 (author)2015-01-09

This article is bs. It's not "Telnet Hacking" it's just connecting to a server using telnet.

devraaj (author)2014-09-07

some one help me how to used telnet plzz?

fromdev (author)2014-08-13

This may work only if a telnet server is running on a remote system. which may be the case on a really outdated system, most servers will not allow telnet port anymore. You may need to ssh to get in that will complicate things.

amitdangwal (author)2014-01-09

how to use hacking in such a way that noday is able to track me

theDeltaDummie (author)2013-07-30

What if I'm using windows 7

Adamman (author)2013-06-05

for "step 4"

You can not go jail for this, in extreme situations you have to pay penality for this.

MalditohoN (author)2011-02-28

its the same thing...

MajorBromley (author)2010-11-28

rofl tick dont u mean click

rug (author)2010-08-01

what do u mean by ip adress and port do u put in the other persons ip adress and how con u find it out ??? and what do u mean by port

Sponzyparadox (author)rug2010-08-16

A port is a virtual/logical connection point. Think of it like channels on a radio. However if you want to learn to hack, telnet is a nice trick but dated I would recommend starting with something more useful. Try arp spoofing or man in the middle

piee (author)Sponzyparadox2010-09-15 u(Sponzyparadox) said> 'However if you want to learn to hack, telnet is a nice trick but dated I would recommend starting with something more useful.' what is the something???? thanks(juz wonder to know =p)

Sponzyparadox (author)piee2010-09-15

I already suggested a few, arp spoofing, or man in the middle, WIFI cracking is also an excellent starting point. If you want to learn more google it and find a forum they can teach you better.

M4industries (author)rug2010-08-07

Google the second question. Look up system ports.

johndoe11787 (author)2010-02-06

well im connecting to my friends computer with their permission. so that is ok rite?

Fashim (author)johndoe117872010-05-06

Yeah man hacking is not illegal unless you use it for illegal purposes for example: My friend forgot his Wifi Password so i cant connect to his network and i hacked it with his permission then its not illegal


Say i somehow hacked into mcdonalds and manages to get all their recipes onto my computer and leak it onto the net then that illegal..

Go to Hack this site its a legal site perhaps you can get a better idea from there then from me lol

lemonie (author)2009-08-01

Having read down to the actual instructional bit, it seems to be: Example:Telnet 192.168.X.X 23 Show me one where "Voala ! you're in the System" happens and I'd be impressed. L (Congratulations on not spelling voila correctly)

ac1D (author)lemonie2009-08-01

WARNING:BE CAREFUL you can go to jail for this

lemonie (author)ac1D2009-08-01

Sort of illustrates the pointlessness of posting it. If it's useful it's illegal, if the author plays safe with it it's little or no use? L

greenbean (author)lemonie2010-02-07

Read my comment above this, Lemonie.

lemonie (author)greenbean2010-02-07

Thanks - is it really "hacking" if it's your own system? Like you could burglarize your own house (not as an insurance job). W/ref "This is good information", it only tells a person to open a Telnet connection to a known IP address.


milamber (author)lemonie2009-10-29

 every thing is legal long as you dont get cought 

stuffman366 (author)milamber2010-01-07

True That!

greenbean (author)ac1D2010-02-03

Relax. This is only illegal if you don't have permissions. You can hack your own computers if you want. Think about it. Network admins do these things all the time. It is only unsolicited hacking that is bad. This is good information that CAN be used, probably by an admin (or crazy parent)

ac1D (author)greenbean2010-02-03

This comment, was stating wat the OP posted.
It was to make fun of him, because he call this hacking.. Woah, did not know anyone would comment on my comment.

milamber (author)2009-10-29

 OK enough with the mack vs pc vs unix/linux stuff
ok for gamers and most general users pc= pwnage
for hakers /browsers and mabey very casual gamers then unix/linux = da bomb (definatly for hakers)
and for editors animators or browser N00bs mac is good IF its a good one and is well maintaned as i do alot of gamin i use windows but have a unix system running for "legal unortherised server/ pc /network editing"
however my mate is an animator and uses mac 
i personaly dislike mac but thats just cos............

rwycuff (author)2009-10-26

 Mac's are not under powered and why would any unix person use something like telnet SSH is far better

okhaifo (author)2009-10-06

it did not work so can u show all that we have to do because what u put down is not working in my windows

shoyru_master_11 (author)2009-09-29

Cannot run "Telent" in Windows Vista Home Basic

fwjs28 (author)2009-07-31

I wonder if u can do this on an iPod touch/ would need to find/make an app, but it would be rather cool

app0 (author)fwjs282009-08-02

If you have enough money you can use non-lite versions. I just use them 'cause I don't have a creditcard at all ;)

fwjs28 (author)app02009-08-02

Way, hwow do you stup an iTunes acctnwithout a credit card

app0 (author)fwjs282009-08-03

1. Go to app store 2. Find any useless free app and press get app 3. ITunes will ask for password. Click " create new account" 4. Fill your info. On the credit card info dialog you will see the " None " radiobutton. Choose it by clicking it. 5. Check email and activate account. 6. You're done!

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