In this recipe we will use Gerix to automate a wireless network attack. Gerix is an automated Graphical User Interface (GUI) for Aircrack. Gerix comes installed by default on BackTrack 5 and will speed up your wireless network cracking efforts.
A supported wireless card configured for packet injection will be required to complete this recipe. In the case of a wireless card, packet injection involves sending a packet, or injecting it, onto an already established connection between two parties.
Let's begin the process of performing an automated wireless network crack with Gerix.