How To Hack Wi-Fi password With Using Kali Linux

Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution aimed at advanced Penetration Testing and Security Auditing. Kali Linux is a complete re-build of BackTrack from the ground up, adhering completely to Debian development standards. Kali Linux is developed, funded and maintained by Offensive Security, a leading information security training company. Kali contains several hundred tools aimed at various information security tasks, such as  Penetration Testing, Forensics and Reverse Engineering.

the main features of Kali linux are:-
  • Free to use by anyone all around he world and it will always be free
  • Wide-ranging wireless device support
  • Open source Git tree
  • Completely customizable
  • Multi-language support
  • 600+ penetration testing tools
  • Custom kernel, patched for injection

How to hack wifi using kali linux:-

Kali linux provide various techniques for security testing and penetration. using kali linux for wifi hacking is good approach. To hack a wifi or to crack WPA/WPA2 security we can follow the following steps for easily hacking wifi using linux:-

  • login into your kali linux
  • plug in the injection capable wireless adapter i.e (which support promiscuous mode)
  • open up the terminal (ctrl+alt+t can be used as default shortcut command)
  • type airmon-ng and you will see the list wireless devices.
  • type airmon-ng stop (interface name) then it is ready to capture data
  • then we need to find out if the WPS i enable or not for that we can use command:  wash -i (interface name)-c 8 -C -s
  • if the WPS is not enabled then we can easily hack the wifi using reaver
  • reaver -i <your_interface> -b <wi-fi victim MAC address> –fail-wait=360
  • the time to crack a password can vary according to length of the password. if the password is long then it may take longer and if the password is short then it will be done soon.
using others wifi without their knowledge can be considered as felony(crime) in some countries as theft of internet hours. therefore you should not use these tricks for hacking and cracking but can use them for testing and learning.

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