The reign of secure WPA/WPA2 network encryption is now over…Well sort of as it does depend on the setup of the router. It no longer takes decades to crack thanks to Tactical Network Solutions. Their brilliant team have found a weakness in WPA that lets an attacker bruteforce against Wifi Protected Setup (WPS) PINS in order to then recover the WPA/WPA2 key. We’ll be using a tool which exploits this bug called reaver.
I will take you through how this is done on a Linux machine, specifically Ubuntu!
Using the terminal:
1. Download aircrack-ng:
sudo apt-get install aircrack-ng
2. Put Wifi adapter into monitor…