Wireless testing tools

Kali Linux comes prepackaged with a number of both command line and GUI-based tools. These tools can be leveraged to convert our network interface into a network monitor, capture traffic and reverse the authentication passcode. The first of these tools, Aircrack-ng is a suite of tools. In addition, we will examine some other tools, both command line and GUI, that cover the full spectrum of tasks involved in wireless penetration testing.


Aircrack-ng is a suite of tools that allow penetration testers to test the security of wireless networks. The suite includes tools that perform the following tasks related to wireless penetration testing:

  • Monitoring: These are tools designed specifically to capture traffic for later ...

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