Posts Tagged ‘Wireless Security’

Aircrack-ng Updated

New release have been announced for  aircrack-ng a wardriving utility that can be used to search and pentest wireless network. the program is widely used to make packet capture, packet injection and recover 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK encryption keys. Release summary: Compilation fixes on all supported OSes. Make file improvement and fixes. A lot of [...]

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Cookie Cadger – Tool for auditing non encrypted Web Traffic

Wireless networks are widely used in public places such as airports, coffee shops or hotels. having access to network will allow attackers listening to some sensitive information. Many users still share private and personal information through Web services which emphasize the HTTP protocol to transport unencrypted data rather than HTTPS encrypted version using SSL / [...]

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New Release for the WiFi Pineapple Hotspot

Hakshop online store have upgraded their release for the WiFi Pineapple with new important features for penetratiton testing and hacking different wireless network,  the device is now coasting about 89.99 USD and all you need to do is just to place it in an open area hotspot to start recording users keystrokes , online accounts [...]

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InSSider new release

New update has been released for Inssider a free wardriving application that help penetration tester to check different wireless network available. The program is very useful as it provides information about the encryption used, vendor of the access point, SSID and the performance of the Wifi network coverage. Update release note include the following: ” [...]

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WPA/WPA2 Vulnerable to Brute-Force Attacks

Wireless network access points are everywhere so if you travel a lot you will find more than one AP at airports coffee shop or at the beach, I often try to scan different wireless network to check what type of encryption used by the AP owner (you can use InSSider) and as a result I [...]

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Wardriving These Days (Part 2)

Tools for the first part may not be completed without SpoonWEP/SpoonWPA which firstly introduced in BackTrack3, this is also a part of aircrack-ng with a graphical interface allows pentester to take the same channel of the Access point and crack the security keys of the AP. Another very interesting tool is Karmetasploit which allows you [...]

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Wardriving These Days (part 1)

In the past it has been very difficult to crack wireless network we should search for the right software under Linux distribution checking the necessary driver compatibility to inject the packet on the network and finally you get access to the Wi-Fi network, the question do we still have the same difficulties today? To answer [...]

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