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Penetration Testing Bootcamp by Jason Beltrame

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Attacking WEP with wifite

Wifite is the quintessential WEP and WPS attacking tool. It is also a great wireless auditing tool that provides some great information on the SSIDs within range as well as their encryption type. But, besides just giving you the wireless information it sees, you can also try to attack the wireless networks using various attack scenarios. If the wireless network is using WPS (Wireless Protected Setup), it will attempt to break into it using various attacks. While WPS makes it easier for home users to set up and connect to wireless who have little wireless experience, there are lots of security concerns around WPS. Basically, the PIN can be compromised fairly easily after a couple of hours of attacking, and unfortunately, ...

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