Book Preview : Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Essentials by Marco Alamanni

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This book is targeted at information security professionals, penetration testers and network/system administrators who want to get started with wireless penetration testing. No prior experience with Kali Linux and wireless penetration testing is required, but familiarity with Linux and basic networking concepts is recommended. 
Plan and execute penetration tests on wireless networks with the Kali Linux distribution 
About This Book 

Learn the fundamentals of wireless LAN security and penetration testing 
Discover and attack wireless networks using specialized Kali Linux tools 
A step-by-step, practical guide to wireless penetration testing with hands-on examples 

What You Will Learn 

Explore the penetration testing methodology and its various phases 
Install Kali Linux on your laptop and configure the wireless adapter 
Scan and enumerate wireless LANs and point out their vulnerabilities 
Understand the WEP security protocol and the techniques to crack the authentication keys and break it 
Become proficient with the WPA/WPA2 protocol and use Kali Linux tools to attack it 
Attack the access points and take control of the wireless network 
Launch advanced attacks against clients 
Produce stunning and effective reports 

In Detail 

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. 

About the author


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