Aircrack-ng is an 802.11 WEP and WPA/WPA2-PSK keys cracking program that can recover keys once enough data packets have been captured. It can be used for auditing wireless networks.

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How to use aircrack-ng with gpu

How can I use aircrack-ng with my gpu? I have laptop Dell inspiron 7720 with nvidia optimus support. I already install all drivers and cuda toolkit. So with pyrit it works great, pyrit use my gpu and ...
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What to do with WEP Key after connecting? [closed]

I've used aircrack-ng to brute force a wifi network and find out the key. I've also connected to the network. What next can I do to conduct my investigations? PS I'm not doing anything illegal--I'm a ...
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What is contained in the different built-on wordlists in Kali Linux 2.0?

What is the difference in the different wordlists that come built-in to Kali? I'm told that rockyou.txt is a popular one, but when I tried to crack my personal WLAN it failed since it didn't have the ...
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airmon-ng not creating mon0 on kali linux

Whenever I try to use airmon-ng start wlan0, only the same thing as executing airmon-ng check happens, so mon0 isn't created. Here are dumps of what happened, when I entered ifconfig and iwconfig: ...
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Airodump-ng Is Not Working

I am using Kali Linux to test some adapters. First of all, I don't know why, but I have a wlan0 and wlan1. I have tried both of them and I still have the same problem. So far I can issue the command: ...
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Is it possible to get internet via wifi with one wifi card while using aircrack-ng with another?

I have two cards in my laptop, the internal card and then an external USB one. Is it possible to get internet through WiFi on one, and then use the other for aircrack-ng? The issue I'm having is that ...
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Does deauthenticating MACs on AP affect non-deauthenticated MACs on the same AP?

In my attempts to learn more about infosec, I have started a small initial project. greedy-mac on Github A linux shell script that continously deauthenticates all MACs on a given AP except for the ...
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Kali Linux halts the CPU randomly

I'm using Kali Linux 2.0 on a VMware VM. It halts the CPU, producing this error. The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system. Power off or reset the virtual machine. I haven't been able ...
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Capturing the MAC addresses of associated clients of a specific access point

I am trying to capture the MAC addresses of associated clients of specific access points as an experiment to see which type of device (by way of OUI lookup) most commonly connects to different access ...
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Can I use Aircrack-ng with my RTL8723BE?

I have a HP laptop, with the RTL8723BE wireless adapter. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and want to use Aircrack-ng. Is this adapter compatible with Aircrack? (Indeed, does this matter or is it only ...
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aircrack-ng shows non-existent ESSID

When I use aircrack-ng dump-file, I get a non-existent ESSID and can capture over 130,000 IVs, for example: # BSSID ESSID Encryption 3 00:25:7B:4C:32:17 sanws ...
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multiple BSSIDs with aireplay-ng

Is it possible to use aireplay-ng to send deauthentication packets as if they were from many different BSSIDs? ex: root@kali:~# aireplay-ng --deauth 0 -a <BSSID1, BSSID2, BSSID3, ...> mon0
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Aircrack-NG fundamentals: is it possible to translate the `Data` field to bytes/kilobytes/megabytes?

This is a capture example of Aircrack-NG: CH 8 ][ Elapsed: 48 s ][ 2015-06-30 00:37 ][ disabled selection BSSID PWR RXQ Beacons #Data, #/s CH MB ENC CIPHER AUTH ESSI DC:9F:...
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Aircrack-NG fundamentals: how much network traffic takes each of the WIFi devices on my wireless network?

I have a portable computer running Kali Linux near (about 2 meters) to my DSL wireless access point, and I am trying to browse all the traffic on my network capturing it with AirCrack-NG. This is ...
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Wireless Testing - Unable to change mon0 channel & mdk3 issue

I am currently learning about Wireless testing and have stumbled across a couple of little issues. The system setup I am working on is as outlined below: Kali Linux - 64-Bit (GNOME v3.4.2) Virtual ...
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How to determine interface name for aircrack suite on windows

On Linux all guides show that the wireless interface is wlan0, but on windows there is no obvious documentation on how you discover the name of your interface. I'm trying to run this command to test ...
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Reaver keeps repeating the same pin on Kali linux

I am trying to crack WPA2 PSK via REAVER but signal strength is under -50db It does this (only one PIN again and again). I have a 2.4 Ghz wireless Adapter Is this true? Here is the last REAVER ...
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WPA_CLI: what does [WPA2-PSK-CCMP][ESS] UTStarcom imply?

00:1b:57:fd:50:bb 2462 -84 [WPA2-PSK-CCMP][ESS] UTStarcom 6c:19:8f:0b:7e:60 2417 -84 [WPA-PSK-TKIP+CCMP][WPA2-PSK-TKIP+CCMP][WPS][ESS] Dlink if it's -PSK and -CCMP ...
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How to find the wireless MAC address (aka BSSID) of any wireless access point

I have aircrack-ng 1.2 beta 3 and I wanted to know how I can find the wireless MAC address (aka BSSID) of any wireless access point with aircrack-ng (or any other program). I am currently running ...
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Getting WARNING: Failed to associate with BSSID using River 1.4 on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to user Reaver to get the password of a WPA2 protected connection. I have Reaver 1.4 and Aircrack-ng installed on my Ubuntu 14.04. When I run $airmon-ng start wlan0 I get Found 5 ...
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“airmon-ng start wlan0” will not create mon0

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with a Realtek RTL8187SE Driver, RTL8180/RTL8185 chipset with aircrack-ng 1.1 and every time i enter "airmon-ng start wlan0". It says "monitor mode enabled" instead of "monitor ...
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How to get packets for a specific access point

I have Wireshark and Aircrack-ng and whenever I capture packets I don't know how to capture packets for a specific network (the network is "2WIRE207"). I need to do this so I can use Aircrack-ng.
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Reaver keeps reapeating the same PIN

I have been trying to Hack a WPA2 Wifi, and so far I am stuck with it. Problem is that it keeps trying the same PIN over and over again. Here is the last REAVER command I entered. reaver -i mon0 -b ...
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Cracking capture files moved from Kali [VM] to Mac issue

I'm using Kali on VMware Fusion. I captured a WPA handshake on the VM and saved it as test.cap. I then sent it to my MAC for a higher keys per second using File Sharing on the MAC with SMB (Samba) ...
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How do access points determine the power of an associated or non-associated client?

I cannot figure out how access points determine the signal power of nearby clients. I haven't found this information in any of the WiFi packet tutorials, so I can only assume that the power ...
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Unable to capture authentication handshake using airodump-ng

I am using airodump-ng to capture authentication handshake, so I ran airodump for almost 49 minutes and the output appearing as CH 9 ][ Elapsed: 49 mins ][ 2013-04-14 10:58 ][ fixed channel prism0: -...
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Unable to use airmon-ng, blocking processes

I am quite new to aircrack-ng, and learning it. But i got stuck on the airmon. Please help me out here. Thanks in advance. Details about system: Operating System: Windows 8 Wireless: Dell ...
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WEP Cracking with airmon-ng using only monitor mode

DISCLAIMER: This router is mine, and this is purely for educational reasons, so please do not close this question. I have aircrack-ng installed on my Ubuntu laptop. My wireless card drivers do not ...
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Is madwifi-ng driver better for cracking? [closed]

I'm very new in cracking and wireless network, and I just follow tutorials of airckrack. Unfortunately, network card change it's channel to -1 every time I try to inject. This is output of "airmon-ng ...
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aireplay - reading but not sending

I'm trying aircrack injection, everything is working I authenticated, but aireplay is not working aireplay-ng -3 -b 00:12:2A:01:74:05 -h 78:e4:00:87:71:8b mon0 18:53:03 Waiting for beacon frame (...
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Drivers for packet injection on the Intel Centrino(R) Advanced N 6205

I have an Intel Centrino(R) Advanced N 6205, running BackTrack 5 in VMWare. I'm having trouble following the tutorial on aircrack-ng website, and I need to know what drivers to download to support ...
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Strange router behavior in airodump

While auditing the security of my wireless network I decided to take a peek at what airodump-ng could display. This is what it outputs: BSSID PWR Beacons #Data #/s CH MB ENC CIPHER ...
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Is monitor mode possible for just one SSID?

Is it possible to put the WiFi adapter on a Linux box into monitor mode and then tell it to join a specific WPA2-protected network, so that I might sniff all wireless traffic on that network? I'm ...
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-1 fixed channel on mon0 in aircrack

I installed recently aircrack 1.1 and when I enable my wlan card into monitor mode by airmon-ng start wlan0 6 I always get fixed channel -1. Anybody knows how to fix it? My wifi card is Ethernet ...
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Can I connect to an AP with Aircrack Suite and if yes how?

How can I connect to my WPA2 secured AP with aircrack suite?
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How can I view all the results outputted to the Command Prompt?

The output from running aircrack-ng shows all the packets from the capture file, but I'm unable to view the top of this output, only the last 150 lines. I need to view the top in order to find the ...
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Does the use of aircrack for cracking wifi routers need special hardware?

Like the title says, do I need a special hardware other than my laptop's default wireless card to crack a wep key from auditing network ? Additionally, what is the exact software needed and do I need ...
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Aircrack-ng Usage on Windows (XP) — Needs clear steps

I've found that Aircrack-ng is very powerful tool for wireless hacking. But it is a bit complicated to use (even with its documentation). Also, when I run the GUI, it needs to add a "capture file". ...
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How to know my wireless card has injection enabled?

I am playing around with aircrack. And was trying to see whether my wireless card on my laptop can pass the injection test And I end up seeing the following... does it mean my wireless card is not ...
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Removing wlan0mon created by Kismet

I have been playing with the aircrack-ng tools, and also Kismet to see how my networks appear. Kismet creates a monitor interface wlan0mon which it uses for scanning. With airmon-ng I can create and ...
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Is Aircrack-ng illegal? [closed]

I just found out about this Linux-based network toolset called Aircrack-ng. It’s pretty interesting, and I’m learning how to use it. But it just occurred to me that, like a lot of Linux programs, it’s ...