Questions tagged [aircrack-ng]

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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Why aren't there any access points found in the output from aireplay-ng while I can see two access points in the output of airodump-ng?

I connect my PC to the internet via ethernet cable and intend to use my WiFi only for pentesting. lspci | grep -i wi returns 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (rev 1a) ip l ...
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iwconfig not showing any wireless interfaces in kali linux vm

Version uname -a Linux kali 5.18.0-kali5-amd64 #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Debian 5.18.5-1kali6 (2022-07-07) x86_64 GNU/Linux I tried installing backports following this and ran into a bunch of errors ...
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Cant capture packets on open wifi Network and only getting Wifi Beacons?

I set up an open WPA2 network and I'm trying to capture traffic on it, so I putted interface on monitor mode and first tried to capture using airodump using this command sudo airodump-ng -o pcap --...
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How can I install aircrack-ng in M1 Macbook?

Recently I have started taking Ethical Hacking course. Because of some issue with parallels, instead of using Kali Linux, I decided to work on MacOS itself by installing only the necessary tools ...
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create wordlist to crack password

I am trying to make a wordlist to crack a password. remember that the password is 12 digits long and is made up of Uppercase letters and numbers at random without any numbers or letters repeating ...
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Kali Linux Monitor mode usb network adapter

How to setup network adapter in monitor mode in Kali Linux? its Alfa AWUS036H If I type sudo airmon-ng then its empty. No interfaces.
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alternative to timeout for airodump-ng on a Raspberry Pi running Buster

I've tried the solution from here: Is it possible to run airmon-dump a certian number of times but the process doesn't appear to stop. The screen indicates the scan is still running whereas I need it ...
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Why would a client in airodump-ng show as probing many different networks simultaneously, many of which don't exist in the area?

I'm fairly new to this. Some weeks ago I have started getting problems with my wireless connection. I thought that it could be caused by network traffic, so I decided to temporarily change the ...
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aircrack-ng: Interface wlp2s0 down

Im trying to learn using aircrack-ng. I ran the following commands in order #ifconfig “interface” down #iwconfig “interface” mode monitor #ifconfig “interface” up airodump-ng -i “interface” when ...
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airplay command not found

I am trying to run airplay, and the response is command not found.  Specifically: # airplay-ng -bash: airplay-ng: command not found What can I do to fix it? I tried to run it under sudo and I got ...
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Insert letter or number with crunch -t flag

I'm trying to use crunch and aircrack-ng to recover my own WiFi password, since I thought it'd be an interesting thing to try and see if it works. However, I've run into a problem. Theoretically, f my ...
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Only seeing broadcast traffic in WiFi captures

I'm having trouble capturing anything other than WiFi broadcast traffic. Here's my setup: Kali Linux virtualized with Parallels on macOS 10.14: 4.19.37-6kali1 (2019-07-22) Alfa Network AWUS036NHA ...
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Does the rlt8821ce WiFi chip support “monitor” mode

Does it support the monitor mode (known from aircrack-ng)? "iw list" shows that there is no "monitor" mode support on this chip. Supported interface modes: * IBSS * managed * AP * P2P-client * P2P-...
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what does " not associated " mean in airodump-ng scan result

airodump-ng wlan0 scan result: In the above image, what does "not associated" mean in client connected section?
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Aircrack-ng Can't Read File or Crunch's Standard Output (Fedora)

Okay, so I am trying to pipe crunch to aircrack-ng, and I get the following error: [root@x IN /x/x]$ crunch 8 8 -t @o@@@@@@ | aircrack-ng - -b 94:0E:6B:A5:F3:32 Crunch will now generate the ...
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How can I install aircrack-ng application in android using termux? [closed]

I'm new to Kali and termux as well. I want to install aircrack-ng on my android so, how to install it by typing commands in termux.
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Does aircrack-ng support my wifi adapter?

I am using aircrack-ng 1.2 rc4 on windows 7. Is there a command to ask airodump-ng which of my wifi adapters it recognizes ? I tried airodump-ng wlan0 and received Adapter <wlan0> not supported
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Airbase-ng doesn't hide SSID nor change the MAC?

I'm trying to set up a beacon that sends a custom MAC address, with no ssid or other features. The command I'm using is; airbase-ng -A -a 02:47:4c:61:7a:75 --hidden -c 11 wlan1 My problem is that ...
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Why does my Wi-Fi channel rapidly change?

I am trying to hack into my wifi for kicks, but my Wi-Fi channel keeps changing, like every few seconds. I use the command: airodump-ng wlan0mon, and the channel in the top left corner keeps changing....
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How to get a wireless driver with injection

Possibly related related: How to know my wireless card has injection enabled? NOTE: I do mostly javascript as a programmer, so forgive my noobness, any guidance to how I could have figured this ...
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killing Network Manager pid for Airmon-ng (Kali Linux)

I have 2 computers a desktop running Win10 and a Laptop running kali linux both connected to the same monitor. I use Synergy in order to be able to control both Laptop & Desktop with the same ...
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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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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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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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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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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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"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 ...