Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Essentials

Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Essentials

by Marco Alamanni

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Overview

Kali Linux is the most popular distribution dedicated to penetration testing that includes a set of free, open source tools.

This book introduces you to wireless penetration testing and describes how to conduct its various phases. After showing you how to install Kali Linux on your laptop, you will verify the requirements of the wireless adapter and configure it. Next, the book covers the wireless LAN reconnaissance phase, explains the WEP and WPA/WPA2 security protocols and demonstrates practical attacks against them using the tools provided in Kali Linux, Aircrack-ng in particular. You will then discover the advanced and latest attacks targeting access points and wireless clients and learn how to create a professionally written and effective report.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785284816
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 07/30/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 16 MB
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About the Author

Marco Alamanni has a professional experience working as a Linux system administrator and information security administrator in banks and financial institutions in Italy and Peru. He holds a BSc in computer science and an MSc in information security, and his interests in information technology include, among others, ethical hacking, digital forensics, malware analysis, Linux, and programming. He also collaborates with IT magazines writing articles about Linux and security.

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