How To Crack WEP and WPA Wireless Networks
Cracking WEP, WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK wireless security using aircrack-ng
2008.11.21 10:53 EST by Philip

Introduction


With the popularity of wireless networks and mobile computing, an overall understanding of common security issues has become not only relevant, but very necessary for both home/SOHO users and IT professionals alike. This article is aimed at illustrating current security flaws in WEP/WPA/WPA2.

Successfully cracking a wireless network assumes some basic familiarity with networking principles and terminology, as well as working with command-line tools. A basic familiarity with Linux can be helpful as well.

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