How to Get Wifi Passwords

How to Get Wifi passwords


How to Hack Wifi passwords

How to hack wifi passwords ? Most of the people and my subscribers always ask and search for this topic.

Of course! It is interesting because internet is the basic need of our day to day life but it's not cheap. Also when we see the Wi-Fi network and want to use one of the,  so guys don't worry you can hack of you put some efforts.


If we use the perfect tools and by understanding the computer netowrks and basic kali linux OS knowledge then you can hack any wifi passwords.

In this tutorial, I will introduce you to common techniques used to exploit weaknesses in wireless network security implementations. I'll also look at some of the countermeasures you can put in place to protect against such attacks.

What is a Wireless Network ?

Wireless network is a network set up by using radio signal frequency to communicate among computers and other network devices. Sometimes it's also referred to as WiFi network or WLAN.


Wireless Network Authentication

Since the network is easily accessible to everyone with a wireless network enabled device, most networks are password protected. Let’s look at some of the most commonly used authentication techniques.

WEP

WEP is the acronym for Wired Equivalent Privacy. It was developed for IEEE 802.11 WLAN standards. Its goal was to provide the privacy equivalent to that provided by wired networks. WEP works by encrypting the data been transmitted over the network to keep it safe from eavesdropping.


WPA

WPA is the acronym for Wi-Fi Protected Access. It is a security protocol developed by the Wi-Fi Alliance in response to the weaknesses found in WEP. It is used to encrypt data on 802.11 WLANs. It uses higher Initial Values 48 bits instead of the 24 bits that WEP uses.  It uses temporal keys to encrypt packets.

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How to Crack Wireless Networks

WEP cracking

Cracking is the process of exploiting security weaknesses in wireless networks and gaining unauthorized access. WEP cracking refers to exploits on networks that use WEP to implement security controls.


WEP Cracking Tools

Aircrack– network sniffer and WEP cracker. Download from here.

WEPCrack– this is an open source program for breaking 802.11 WEP secret keys.  It is an implementation of the FMS attack. Download from here.

Kismet- this can include detector wireless networks both visible and hidden, sniffer packets and detect intrusions. Download from here.

WebDecrypt– this tool uses active dictionary attacks to crack the WEP keys. It has its own key generator and implements packet filters. Download from here.


WPA Cracking tools.

WPA uses a 256 pre-shared key or passphrase for authentications. Short passphrases are vulnerable to dictionary attacks and other attacks that can be used to crack passwords. The following tools can be used to crack WPA keys.

CowPatty– this tool is used to crack pre-shared keys (PSK) using brute force attack. Download

Cain & Abel– this tool can be used to decode capture files from other sniffing programs such as Wireshark. The capture files may contain WEP or WPA-PSK encoded frames. Download

How to Hack Wifi Passwords ebooks. 

  1. Hacking Wireless Networks for Dummies
  2. Wifi Hacking for Beginners
  3. Wifi hacking 
Kali Linux - This is the Operating system which is used for the operation.


So read here how to download and install it.

Summary

  • Wireless network transmission waves can be seen by outsiders, this possesses many security risks.
  • WEP is the acronym for Wired Equivalent Privacy. It has security flaws which make it easier to break compared to other security implementations.
  • WPA is the acronym for Wi-Fi Protected Access. It has  security compared to WEP
  • Intrusion Detection Systems can help detect unauthorized access. 


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