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Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Cookbook by Sean-Philip Oriyano

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Step five – crack that traffic

Before we proceed with step five, which is where we will actually crack the traffic, we need to make sure that we have captured several tens of thousands of packets in order to ensure that we have enough traffic to properly analyze. If you do not capture enough traffic, the chances are that this process will fail and you'll have to re-generate traffic in an effort to capture more. So, remember to be patient, and ensure that you capture enough traffic to perform the process with a reasonable amount of success.

Something to remember when attempting to recover the key from captured traffic is that it can take a while depending on the resources available on the system that is attempting to recover the key. If you ...

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