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Kismet – Wireless Network Hacking, Sniffing & Monitoring

For some reason I’ve never posted about Kismet, and I don’t like to assume everyone knows everything. So for those who may not have heard of it, here’s Kismet. Kismet is one of foundation tools Wireless Hacking, it’s very mature and does what it’s supposed to do. Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, […]

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KisMAC – Free WiFi Stumbler/Scanner for Mac OS X

KisMAC is an opensource and free stumbler/scanner application for Mac OS X. It has an advantage over MacStumbler/iStumbler/NetStumbler in that it uses monitor mode and passive scanning. KisMAC supports several third party PCMCIA cards – Orinoco, PrismII, Cisco Aironet, Atheros and PrismGT. USB Prism2 is supported as well, and USB Ralink support is in development. […]

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Wi-Fi Jacking Extremely Common (45% of People Do!)

It seems Wi-Fi is actually extremely common, in fact in a recent poll up to 45% do it! I guess most people here have, I admit I do even with my phone when I’m out and about I’ll use any WiFi point that works. We can blame it on the manufacturers for having lax default […]

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WifiZoo v1.2 – Gather Wifi Information Passively

WifiZoo is a tool to gather wifi information passively. Similar to dsniff but for wireless work, the author wanted to do something wifi-related somewhat helpful in wifi pentesting. Something of an extension of Ferret from Errata. It’s essentially a tool to get information from open wifi networks without joining any network, and covering all wifi […]

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aircrack-ng – WEP and WPA-PSK Key Cracking Program

aircrack is an 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program that can recover keys once enough data packets have been captured. It implements the standard FMS attack along with some optimizations like KoreK attacks, thus making the attack much faster compared to other WEP cracking tools. In fact, aircrack is a set of tools for […]

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aircrack-ptw – Fast WEP Cracking Tool for Wireless Hacking

WEP is a protocol for securing wireless LANs. WEP stands for “Wired Equivalent Privacy” which means it should provide the level of protection a wired LAN has. WEP therefore uses the RC4 stream to encrypt data which is transmitted over the air, using usually a single secret key (called the root key or WEP key) […]

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LORCON (Loss Of Radio CONnectivity) 802.11 Packet Library

The LORCON packet injection library provides a high level interface to transmit IEEE 802.11 packets onto a wireless medium. Written for Linux systems, this architecture simplifies the development of 802.11 packet injection through an abstraction layer, making the development of auditing and assessment tools driver- independent. Using LORCON, developers can write tools that inject packets […]

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Michigan Man Fined $400 for Using Coffee Shop’s Wi-Fi Network

Well this is a harsh turn of events, a while back an ‘ethics expert’ said Wifi Jacking is OK, now this poor guy has got pretty harshly screwed for using an open wireless connection from a nearby coffeeshop. A Michigan man has been fined $400 and given 40 hours of community service for accessing an […]

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Wep0ff – Wireless WEP Key Cracker Tool

Wep0ff is new tool to crack WEP-key without access to AP by mount fake access point attack against WEP-based wireless clients. It uses combination of fragmentation and evil twin attacks to generate traffic which can be used for KoreK-style WEP-key recovery. This tool can be used to mount fake access point attack against WEP-based wireless […]

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California Passes Wi-Fi Security Guidance Law – War-Driving going down?

It seems like war-driving may become a thing of the past, legislation is starting to happen. It’s a good start though, you have to target the manufacturers to educate their users, not target the users as they don’t care, sometimes ease of use has to be traded a bit with security. California legislators have passed […]

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