Category Archives: Wireless Security

Using Wireshark and Kali Linux

Whenever you login into a website that requires a username and password, your information is sent to the site to verify your credentials.   This is nothing new and happens constantly whether its Facebook or Gmail.   Ever wonder how hackers capture these passwords?   It is done by using tools such as Wireshark which is built into… Read More »

Word List / Dictionaries built into Kali

The word list that are built into Kali are located in the /usr/share/wordlists directory. They are compressed with Gzip.   A popular wordlist in Kali is called “rockyou” here is how to extract it for use.   Open a terminal window.   Change to the directory rockyou is located in.   cd /usr/share/wordlists   Use the” ls” command… Read More »

Top Wardriving USB adapters 2015

A good Wardriving USB adapter must be capable of a few things, including packet injections, Deauth command, or basicaly working with the aircrack-ng suite.   There are other WiFi cracking tools such as Kismet but Aircrack is the most widely used and if an adapter works with Aircrack than it will more than likely work with other wireless… Read More »

Cracking a WPA Capture with the GPU using HashCat

  After a WPA/WPA 2 Handshake Capture has been saved to a drive cracking it with current computers can be challenging. To speed this process up the GPU in some video cards can be utilized. This can speed things up drastically when doing a brute force crack on a WPA data capture. You will need to know the… Read More »