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

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Time for action Man-in-the-Middle attack

Follow these instructions to get started:

  1. To create the Man-in-the-Middle attack setup, we will first c create a soft access point called mitm on the hacker laptop using airbase-ng. We run the command airbase-ng --essid mitm c 11 mon0:
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  2. It is important to note that airbase-ng when run, creates an interface at0 (tap interface). Think of this as the wired-side interface of our software-based access point mitm.
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  3. Let us now create a bridge on the hacker laptop, consisting of the wired (eth0) and wireless interface ...

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