How to Hack WPA wireless networks for beginners on Windows and Linux

WPA-secured wireless networks, or WiFI Protected Access, is a form of internet security that secures your wireless LAN from being accessed by unauthorized users. Safer than WEP, or wireless equivalent privacy, WPA still has weaknesses that are prone to cracking - IF, that is, you know what you're doing.

Luckily, if you're itching to steal some free WiFi, this tutorial has all you need to know. Check it out to learn a beginner-friendly way to crack a WPA wireless network on Windows or Linux OS.

Commands Used: airmon-ng (Shows connected network adapters/devices) macchanger -s [INTERFACE] (Shows our current Mac Address) macchanger -m [DESIRED MAC] [INTERACE] (Spoofs our Mac Address to hide our identity) airodump-ng [INTERFACE] (Shows available networks on your network adapter) airodump-ng --bssid [Mac of Router] -w [FILENAME] -c [CHANNEL] [ADAPTER] (Writes intercepted/sniffed IV's to a CAP document.

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This does not work on Windows 8 :L

it really works under windows7/8, i tried and succeeded many times, but maybe you need to install and vmware or virtual box first!!

and most important - the minidwep-gtk-30315, get it here:

at last, run minidwep-gtk under virtual machine and that's so easy!

how would i run minidwep-gtk using the virtual machine

Can u plz explain how to do this via Backtrack linux or kali linux

how to use it ? it need tools ? what is it ? it can doing on windows xp ?

i want to be a hacker ahhaha just watch out bad man

how do i connect to a host system using dos and telnet

ISO is booted from USB.
But there are no tabs/menus or buttons, so how do I open a new konsole?

please give a link where i can download backtrack.

Hi, I'm really lost with all of this I've been reading loads of articles and they all link into different ones! I just need to start from scratch and understand the BASICS of hacking. I have Windows 8 HP pavilion g6 I have installed Metasploit with nmap. Please help as I am so confused I don't have a clue if I'm honest haha.

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