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BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide by Vivek Ramachandran

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Time for action bypassing Shared Authentication

Bypassing Shared Authentication is a bit more challenging than previous exercises, so follow the steps carefully.

  1. Let us first set up Shared Authentication for our Wireless Lab network. I have done this on my access point by setting the Security Mode as WEP and Authentication as Shared Key:
    Time for action bypassing Shared Authentication
  2. Let us now connect a legitimate client to this network using the shared key we have set in step 1.
  3. In order to bypass Shared Key Authentication, we will first start sniffing packets between the access point and its clients. However, we would also like to log the entire shared authentication exchange. To do this ...

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