Tag Archives | wireless-security




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 […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Networking Hacking

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 […]

Topic: Hacking News, Wireless Hacking

WPA Wi-Fi Encryption Scheme Partially Cracked

Well WEP came down long ago, it was only a matter of time before the standard that succeeded it fell too – WPA. The big news last week was that WPA has been cracked finally, it’ll be discussed this week at the PacSec Conference. After the insecurity of WEP was exposed the majority of routers […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Wireless Hacking

MoocherHunter – Detect & Track Rogue Wifi Users

MoocherHunter is a mobile tracking software tool for the real-time on-the-fly geo-location of wireless moochers and hackers. It’s included as part of the OSWA Assistant LiveCD we mentioned quite recently. What does MoocherHunter do? MoocherHunter identifies the location of an 802.11-based wireless moocher or hacker by the traffic they send across the network. If they […]

Topic: Security Software

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 […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Networking Hacking, Wireless Hacking

Researchers hack Wi-Fi driver to breach laptop

Ah another way to exploit wifi, what a surprise! Security researchers have found a way to seize control of a laptop computer by manipulating buggy code in the system’s wireless device driver. The hack will be demonstrated at the upcoming Black Hat USA 2006 conference during a presentation by David Maynor, a research engineer with […]

Topic: Hardware Hacking, Wireless Hacking

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