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BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide by Vivek Ramachandran

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Chapter 8. Attacking WPA-Enterprise and RADIUS

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"The Bigger they are, the Harder they Fall."

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WPA-Enterprise has always had an aura of unbreakable around it. Most network administrators think of it as a panacea for all their wireless security problems. In this chapter, we will see that nothing could be further from the truth.

Here we will learn how to attack the WPA-Enterprise using different tools and techniques available on BackTrack.

We will cover the following in the course of this chapter:

  • Setting up FreeRadius-WPE
  • Attacking PEAP on Windows clients
  • Attacking EAP-TTLS
  • Security best practice for Enterprises

Setting up FreeRadius-WPE

We will need a Radius server for orchestrating WPA-Enterprise attacks. The most widely used open source ...

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