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BackTrack 5 Cookbook by David De Smet, Willie Pritchett

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Automating wireless network cracking

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.

Getting ready

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.

How to do it...

Let's begin the process of performing an automated wireless network crack with Gerix.

  1. From the desktop, on the Gnome start menu, go to BackTrack | Exploitation Tools | Wireless Exploitation Tools ...

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