Our Top Five Picks for Wireless Hacking Books and eBooks 2014

By | April 1, 2014

Reaver Kali Linux
Wireless Penetration testing is a ongoing learning experience that requires information, which in turn requires reading. There are many good books about wireless hacking but there never seems to be just one that shows it all. One author may excel at explaining one thing while another at explaining something else.
If you are new to wireless penetration testing then there are many good titles to choose from, for the more experienced the titles get slimmer here are a few of the top wireless hacking / Penetration testing books.
Step By Step Kali Linux and Wireless Hacking Basics, 2015 Edition
Here is a book about wireless hacking that gets right to the point. It shows how wireless hacking works, with examples and pictures using Kali Linux. This is a great read for someone new to wireless hacking.
2…Step by Step Backtrack 5 and Wireless Hacking Basics Not long ago this book would have been at the top of the list for newbies to read, but with Backtrack no longer supported, a Kali Linux book is much more relevant. Not to say Backtrack 5 can not be still used to penetration test wireless, it can and does everything Kali can. Especially with all the Backtrack tutorials and information floating around out there this is still a good read.
3…Hacking Exposed 7: Network Security Secrets & Solutions Here is a classic that been around since 1999, the current edition was updated in 2012.
4…BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide Another book that’s been around awhile.
5…Wireless Hacking Simplified Here is another cheap read on wireless hacking, not bad for the price.

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