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This is my first tutorial.... I hope this helps all of you that just don\'t know where to start or don\'t know how to crack wep... What you will need * 1 copy of BackTrack 3 *newest release* http://www.remote-exploit.org/backtrack.html (GOOGLE IT) * 1 wireless router * Laptop with wireless capabilities/wireless card -- There are a few cards that can\'t do the injection!!! * A secure place to work (so you don\'t disturb other AP\'s)
I know, there a probably already a zillion number of websites that show how to crack WEP. So I guess this will be website zillion+1 learning how to audit your own WEP security. To be honest, the main reason I’m putting this info on this blog because I just wanted it as a quick reference- or cheatsheet, in case I forget some about particular commands/parameters again :-) And why rely on other websites that may or may not be reachable when you need them :-) Scenario 1 : WEP encryption, OPEN Authentication, MAC filtering enabled, active client on network The AP in my testlab uses MAC filtering and is configured to use WEP, using OPEN Authentication Method. In this scenario, I have 2 clients that are currently connected to the wireless network.
This tutorial is intended for user’s with little or no experience with linux or wifi. The folks over at remote-exploit have released “Backtrack” a tool which makes it ridiculously easy to access any network secured by WEP encryption. This tutorial aims to guide you through the process of using it effectively. Required Tools You will need a computer with a wireless adapter listed here Download Backtrack and burn it’s image to a CD BACKTRACK is a bootable live cd with a myriad of wireless and tcp/ip networking tools.
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