Wi-Fi Hacking Tools
How to Hack Wifi has become one of the most searched queries on the Internet, People are curious to learn this Technique. Around 48% of our viewers questioned us that what are the tools that can be used for Wifi hacking.
Aircrack-ng is one of the most famous tools used in Kali for cracking WEP/WPA/WPA2 type security. It works with any wireless network interface controller whose driver supports raw monitoring mode. It is used to perform brute-force and dictionary attacks. Aircrack-ng is a complete suite of tools which contains 1. Aircrack-ng for wireless password cracking 2. Aireplay-ng to generate traffic and client de-authentication 3.Airodump-ng for packet capturing 4. Airbase-ng to configure fake access points.
The Second comes Reaver, This tool is used to crack WPS enabled router. This tool uses brute force attack against Wifi Protected Setup (WPS) registrar PINs so that it can recover WPA/WPA2 passphrases, if your Router is WPS by default, then you can test the vulnerability of your router with this tools.
Pixie WPS is a new tool used for the offline brute forcing of WPS pins while exploiting the low or non-existing entropy of some wireless access points that are also known as Pixie dust. Pixie doesn’t work alone; it requires a modified version of Reaver or Wifite to work with.
It is considered as the easiest tool to hack Wifi. It is not as famous as Aircrack-ng, but the most important thing about this tool is that it works where Aircrack-ng fails to work. You can consider this tool as Autopilot of Wifi hacking. This Tools not only Hacks Wifi in the easiest way, but it also hacks wifi in the best possible way. For example, when you are hacking a WEP wifi using Wifite, it uses fake auth and uses the ARP method to speed up data packets.
Wireshark is a network analysis tool that was also known as Ethereal, it captures packets in real time and displays them in Human-readable format. It is not one the best for wifi hacking Tool. Apart from Kali Wire Shark is also available for Windows and Mac.
Fern Wifi Cracker
Fern Wifi Cracker is a wireless security auditing cum attack software program. This tool is written in Python language. This tool can crack and recover WEP/WPA/WPS keys. Fern has a Graphical User Interface. Fern Wifi Cracker runs on any Linux distribution which contains the prerequisites.
Wash is a very important Tool, this tool helps us to find WPS enabled routers in our area. A lot of routers support Wifi Protected Setup (WPS) and it’s likely enabled by default by your internet service provider or by the router manufacturer.