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Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Cookbook by Sean-Philip Oriyano

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Cracking WEP

One of the unique characteristics of wireless networks is of course the fact that they don't use traditional media and instead use radio waves to carry their information from point to point. This is what makes the networks so attractive and popular, in that a person can carry their device anywhere within range of the wireless network and still maintain that access without having to worry about cables and such. However, this strength comes at a price, and that is that radio signals are indiscriminate and anyone who is in a position to receive them will also be in a position to process the information they carry.

Fortunately for us, the designers of wireless networks saw this as an issue and decided to add protection to the initial ...

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