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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
  • airmon-ng
  • airodump-ng
  • MAC changer

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 connections for an external antenna that could get better reception. In this recipe, we will also make use of two of the components of the aircrack-ng suite (which we will see more of throughout this book) to identify clients and their MAC addresses to attack.

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