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Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Cookbook by Sean-Philip Oriyano

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Getting ready

To get things started, you will need to have the following items in place:

  • A wireless card capable of entering monitor mode
  • Kali Linux

The items listed here are basic requirements and you could easily use more (or different) components if you desired. If you want an enhanced range, for example, you could use a USB-based wireless card that has connections for an external antenna that could get better reception.

Something important to remember in this exercise is that we will be using a series of tools that all come from one suite designed to crack and analyze the traffic from wireless networks. While there are probably a dozen tools included in the suite, we only make use of about three or four in this chapter. However, we ...

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