Cracking, Penetration Testing, Wireless

WEP cracking using fern wifi cracker in BackTrack

Fern Wifi Cracker is a Wireless security auditing and attack software program written using the Python Programming Language and the Python Qt GUI library, the program is able to crack and recover WEP/WPA/WPS keys and also run other network based attacks on wireless or ethernet based networks.

> Open BackTrack 5 R3.

> Go to Applications > BackTrack > Exploitation Tools > Wireless Exploitation Tools > WLAN Exploitation > fern-wifi-cracker.

> Select Wireless Interface.

> Scan for Access points.

> Click WEP cracking button.

> A new dialog box will open where you can select the wep network, the attack method etc.

> Click Attack.