Hacking Wireless WEP Keys with BackTrack and Aircrack-ng
Nov17

Hacking Wireless WEP Keys with BackTrack and Aircrack-ng

KB ID 0000633 Problem Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only. Having the ability to pick a lock does not make you a thief. The main thing to take away from this article is, "DONT secure your wireless network with WEP". WEP, has been around for a long time now, its limited to an alpha numeric password, 0-9 and A-F (because its in hexadecimal), the password can be 40, 64 or 126 bits long. The flaw is, each...

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Installing the BackTrack Linux VMware Virtual Machine
Nov17

Installing the BackTrack Linux VMware Virtual Machine

KB ID 0000631 Problem I’m fortunate enough that VMware gave me a free copy of VMware Workstation, but there’s nothing to stop you carrying out this procedure with the FREE VMware player. BackTrack Linux is an operating system that is primarily used for security auditing, and penetration testing. I’m going to be playing with it a bit in the coming weeks, so I thought I’d at least document how to get it running....

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