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Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook - Second Edition by Abhinav Singh, Monika Agarwal

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Cracking WEP and WPA with Fern WiFi Cracker

The Fern WiFi Cracker is an awesome tool with which we can perform a variety of experiments. add in queue further, In this recipe, we will be covering the fascinating interest of cracking WEP and WPA passwords. Let's begin working on it.

Getting ready

  1. Open the terminal and run iwconfig to verify the USB adapter interface, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Getting ready
  2. On some occasions, we must turn up the wireless adapter interface using the #ifconfig wlan0 up command.
  3. Navigate to BackTrack | Exploitation Tools | Wireless Exploitation Tools | WLAN Exploitation | fern-wifi-cracker.

How to do it...

  1. Open a Fern WiFi Cracker. ...

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