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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 so desired. If you want enhanced range, for example, you could use a USB-based wireless card that has connection to an external antenna that could get better reception. You could also use a different wireless application instead of Kismet to complete this task, however since Kismet is very popular we will use it in this recipe.

In this recipe we will be using a set of tools from the aircrack-ng suite, which itself includes many different tools we will be encountering later in other chapters. ...

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