Category Archives: Wireless Security

Cracking a WPA Capture with the GPU using HashCat Part 7

This is a multiple part series for someone new to wireless hacking, with pictures and videos. Introduction To Kali and WiFi Pen Testing How to Install Kali Linux WEP Hacking Kali Linux and Reaver Getting a Handshake and a Data Capture, WPA Dictionary Attack Using Aircrack and a Dictionary to Crack a WPA Data Capture Cracking a WPA… Read More »

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 »