Kali Linux - Wireless Attacks with Fern Wifi Cracker. Fern Wifi Cracker is a Wireless security auditing and attack software program written using the Python

Kali Linux – Wireless Attacks with Fern Wifi Cracker

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Kali Linux – Wireless Attacks with Fern Wifi Cracker

 

Fern Wifi Cracker

Kali Linux – Wireless Attacks with Fern Wifi Cracker. Fern Wifi cracker is one of the tools that Kali has to crack wireless.

Before opening Fern, we should turn the wireless card into monitoring mode. To do this, Type “airmon-ng start wlan-0” in the terminal.

Airmon Ng

Now, open Fern Wireless Cracker.

Step 1 − Applications → Click “Wireless Attacks” → “Fern Wireless Cracker”.

Fern Wireless Cracker

Step 2 − Select the Wireless card as shown in the following screenshot.

Wireless Card

And Step 3 − Click “Scan for Access Points”.

Access Point

Step 4 − After finishing the scan, it will show all the wireless networks found. In this case, only “WPA networks” was found. Kali Linux – Wireless Attacks with Fern Wifi Cracker.

WPA Network

Step 5 − Click WPA networks as shown in the above screenshot. It shows all the wireless found. Generally, in WPA networks, it performs Dictionary attacks as such.

Kali Linux – Wireless Attacks with Fern Wifi Cracker.

Step 6 − Click “Browse” and find the wordlist to use for attack.

Wordlist

And Step 7 − Click “Wifi Attack”.

Wifi Attack

Step 8 − After finishing the dictionary attack, it found the password and it will show as depicted in the following screenshot picture.

Dictionary Attack

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. Kali Linux – Wireless Attacks with Fern Wifi Cracker.

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Fern Wifi Cracker currently supports the following features:

  • WEP Cracking with Fragmentation,Chop-Chop, Caffe-Latte, Hirte, ARP Request Replay or WPS attack
  • WPA/WPA2 Cracking with Dictionary or WPS based attacks
  • Automatic saving of key in database on successful crack
  • Automatic Access Point Attack System
  • Session Hijacking (Passive and Ethernet Modes)
  • Access Point MAC Address Geo Location Tracking
  • Internal MITM Engine
  • Bruteforce Attacks (HTTP,HTTPS,TELNET,FTP)
  • Update Support

Source: https://code.google.com/p/fern-wifi-cracker/
Fern Wifi Cracker Homepage | Kali Fern Wifi Cracker Repo

  • Author: Saviour Emmanuel Ekiko
  • License: GPLv3

Tools included in the fern-wifi-cracker package

fern-wifi-cracker – Wireless security auditing and attack software
A Wireless security auditing and attack software program.
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