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Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Cookbook by Sean-Philip Oriyano

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How to do it...

First, let's see how to identify a wireless adapter:

  1. One of the first pieces of information you should have in hand is the name and type of your network connection. This information will prove extremely helpful later on, when you are using the various utilities and scripts as well as ensuring that you have the proper and optimal adapters to get the best results from your test.
  2. So, let's cover how to locate and identify your current network adapters and which information is going to be useful later on during our penetration testing.

Using ifconfig to identify a network adapter.

Within Linux exists a command that can easily assist us in identifying our wireless connection and its state, this command is ifconfig. This command, ...

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