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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 with Kismet installed (part of the default Kali installation)

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. 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.

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