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Notes: Cracking WEP on the Windows command line with Aircrack-ng and AirPcap Tx

Finally, I’ve had time to write down my notes on using aircrack-ng with the Airpcap Tx adapter in Windows. Before you read on, please be aware that this isn’t meant to be a guide or tutorial, it’s just my notes. Thanky 🙂
Basics
Start capturing:

airodump-ng \\.\airpcap00 airpcap CHANNELNUMBER mycapturefile

Fake auth:

aireplay-ng –fakeauth 0 -e “MYSSID” -a BSSIDMAC -h … Read more »

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Cracking WEP with aircrack-ptw in Windows with AirPcap and Cain

Every time you deploy a WEP Access Point, a fluffy kitty dies.
Primer
Recently a team of German cryptography researchers perfected methods to recover a WEP key faster than ever before. The older Weak IV attacks generally needed between 500,000 and 2,000,000 packets to recover a 128-bit WEP key. In contrast, the new PTW method needs a … Read more »

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Aircrack-PTW for Windows

Update
As of version 0.9, the aircrack-ng suite natively supports the PTW attack. Download it here. To invoke the PTW attack in aircrack-ng, run it with the -z switch: aircrack-ng.exe -z mycapturefile.cap.
A French chap has compiled Aircrack-PTW for Windows. This is great for anyone using the AirPcap adapter to inject packets in Windows, as the new … Read more »

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Cracking WEP with AirPcap and Cain and Abel

This video tutorial demonstrates how to crack WEP in Windows using AirPcap and Cain and Abel.
Preparation
You’ll need:

An AirPcap Tx adapter
Cain and Abel

Note: It is possible to get this working by using the cheaper “Classic” AirPcap, in conjunction with the old 2.0 Beta Tx Drivers for AirPcap, to enable packet injection capability, but this is entirely … Read more »

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Chanalyzer 2.1 Released

The guys over at MetaGeek have just released version 2.1 of their Chanalyzer software for use with the Wi-Spy USB Spectrum Analyser.
Version 2.1 adds support for the upcoming Wi-Spy 2.4x, which incorporates an RPSMA connector for external antennas. Wi-Spy 2.4x ships with a standard “rubber duck” omni-directional antenna.
View the announcement on metageek.net
Download Chanalyzer 2.1