It is paramount that you track the security in your WI-FI because you cannot tell when hackers can strike. We are living in a precarious world. Similarly, ethical hackers have to be a step ahead in order to counteract attackers. Below are 5 high-quality security tools for WI-FI you ought to have.
This 802.11 WEP as well as WPA-PSK key cracking application is capable of recovering keys when sufficient data packets are captured. Aircrack-ng implements the regular FMS attack coupled with optimizations such as KoreK attacks and PTW attacks; hence, the attack is faster than other tools for cracking WEP.
This open source and free utility is useful in security auditing and network discovery. Various network and system administrators value it for tasks like network inventory, monitoring service or host uptime, and managing schedules for service upgrades.
This packet analyzer application is open source and free. Wireshark in troubleshooting networks, education, software as well as communication protocol development and analysis.
This 802.11 layer2 is a detector of wires network, sniffer as well as interference detection system. It works with all wireless cards that support (rfmon) raw monitoring mode and capable of sniffing 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11n and 802.11g traffic. Moreover, Kismet supports plugins that enable sniffing of other media like DECT.
This great function in Metasploit allows you capture passwords, face access points, carryout browser attack against clients and harvest data.