Tag Archive | "hacking-wireless"


15 October 2010 | 12,863 views

Half Of Home Wi-Fi Networks In The UK Vulnerable to Hacking/WiFi-Jacking

Once again WiFi security is in the news, this time a new report in the UK shows that almost half of UK home WiFi networks could be compromised within 5 seconds. While that sounds a little dramatic it wouldn’t surprise me if a lot still have no WEP key at all. And even if they […]

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27 July 2010 | 31,645 views

WPA2 Vulnerability Discovered – “Hole 196″ – A Flaw In GTK (Group Temporal Key)

Well as it tends to be, when something is scrutinized for long enough and with enough depth flaws will be uncovered. This time the victim is WPA2 – the strongest protection for your Wi-fi network which is standardized. WEP fell long ago and there’s a myriad of WEP Cracking tools available. In 2008 it was […]

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08 December 2009 | 32,791 views

inSSIDer v1.2.3.1014 – Wi-Fi network scanner For Windows

inSSIDer is an award-winning free Wi-Fi network scanner for Windows Vista and Windows XP. Because NetStumbler doesn’t work well with Vista and 64-bit XP, we built an open-source Wi-Fi network scanner designed for the current generation of Windows operating systems. What’s Unique about inSSIDer? Use Windows Vista and Windows XP 64-bit. Uses the Native Wi-Fi […]

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04 June 2009 | 60,688 views

WEPBuster – Wireless Security Assessment Tool – WEP Cracking

WEPBuster basically seems to be a toolkit that attempts to automate the tasks done by the various parts of the aircrack-ng suite. The end goal of course is to crack the WEP key of a given Wireless network. Features The main part of this is the autonomous nature of the toolkit, it can crack all […]

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03 December 2008 | 98,407 views

Confused by WEP, WPA, TKIP, AES & Other Wireless Security Acronyms?

I found an interesting article today which sums up most of the acryonyms involved in wireless networks and wireless security and explain them all in brief. It may clear things up for some people who get overwhelmed by all the jargon, especially with the recent news hitting the mainstream about WPA being partially cracked. Users […]

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09 June 2008 | 45,465 views

OSWA Assistant – Wireless Hacking & Auditing LiveCD Toolkit

The OSWA-Assistant is a no-Operating-System-required standalone toolkit which is solely focused on wireless auditing. As a result, in addition to the usual WiFi (802.11) auditing tools, it also covers Bluetooth and RFID auditing. Using the toolkit is as easy as popping it into your computer’s CDROM and making your computer boot from it! This toolkit […]

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19 February 2008 | 125,017 views

Russix – LiveCD Linux Distro for Wireless Penetration Testing & WEP Cracking

It looks like it might be time to update our very well received list of the 10 Best Security Live CD Distros (Pen-Test, Forensics & Recovery) since we have Russix now and Backtrack new version is on the way out. Russix is a Slax based Wireless Live Linux. It has been designed to be light […]

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12 November 2007 | 18,293 views

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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01 October 2007 | 131,221 views

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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25 September 2007 | 143,247 views

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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