Post Exploiting The Network [ch6]

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So far in the WiFi Security and Pentesting Series we have learned to

  1. Crack WEP Using aircrack-ng suite of tools
  2. Crack the WPA/2 passphrase using Aircrack-NG
  3. Speed Up WPA/2 Cracking with Hashcat
  4. Automate WiFi Cracking

Now considering that we are into a network it is important to learn a few thing that we can do to start our penetration testing within the scope of a network.
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WPA2 Cracking Using HashCat [ch5pt2]

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If you remember in the previous part, we learned Speeding up WPA2 Cracking Using Pre-generated PMKs. Which certainly uses CPU as the primary part for the calculations of the PMKs. It surely gives us speed for WPA2 cracking as while using PMKs for cracking we are not performing actual calculations in real-time.
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Crack WPA2-PSK Using Pre generated PMKs [ch5pt1]

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If you are following the series from the very beginning you must be familiar with the Handshake we captured and used it with a Wordlist to crack the WPA2-PSK. As there is a tremendous possibility for WPA2 passphrases as they can be AlphaNumeric including special characters that too with 8-63 characters long.
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Cracking WPS with Reaver [ch3pt5]

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In previous chapters we covered:

Today we will learn WPS cracking using reaver.
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Cracking WPA2-PSK with Aircrack-ng [ch3pt4]

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[YB]This article is an excerpt from my WiFi Penetration testing and Security eBook in which I talk about hacking WiFi enabled devices with rogue access points, war driving, custom captive portals and splash page, multiple access points from a single NIC and much more.
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WEP Cracking Using Aircrack-ng [ch3pt3]

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WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) is the weakest and an outdated encryption mechanism used by the routers(access points) to encrypt data packets passing through the router itself.

As we studied here, WEP uses 64-bit and 128-bit encryption as a standard, but security researchers discovered many flaws in the encryption mechanism of WEP , like static key generation, fast re-keying method.
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