Installing the necessary software
The provided information should be enough to successfully choose an interface and we can move on to the software part of preparing a Wi-Fi hacking platform.
Let's assume that you have already installed a Debian-based Linux distribution on a hard drive or on a VM and want to prepare tools for a Wi-Fi penetration test. Here's the list of the necessary tools which we recommend you install first:
- Aircrack-ng suite: This is a great wireless hacking toolkit, which we have reviewed in Chapter 6, Exploring Hacking Toolkits.
- Hostapd: This is the software for installing rogue access points. It works well for WPA-Enterprise attacks when used with FreeRADIUS-WPE.
- Hostapd-WPE: This is the software for installing rogue access points ...