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

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Time for action cracking WPA-PSK weak passphrase

Follow the given instructions to get started:

  1. Let us first connect to our access point Wireless Lab and set the access point to use WPA-PSK. We will set the WPA-PSK passphrase to abcdefgh, so that it is vulnerable to a dictionary attack:
    Time for action cracking WPA-PSK weak passphrase
  2. We start airodump-ng with the command airodump-ng bssid 00:21:91:D2:8E:25 channel 11 write WPACrackingDemo mon0, so that it starts capturing and storing all packets for our network:
    Time for action cracking WPA-PSK weak passphrase
  3. Now we can wait for a new client to connect to the access point, so that we can capture ...

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