How to crack WPA WPA2 protected WIFI networks

This tutorial will help you to dump handshakes from a Wifi network.

Let's dump WPA handshakes

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Easy & fast

Use Wifite ! Wifite is a python script which automates the WEP and WPA dumping and cracking process.

    What you need :
  • - A Linux OS (such as Kali, Pentoo, BackBox,..)
  • - Aircrack-ng suite
  • - Python 2.7.x
  • - Obviously a wifi card with up-to-date linux driver

"Don't be a script kiddie. Understand the process being WEP and WPA cracking."

Wifite's homepage

How to use ?

Download Wifite here. Just type ./wifite.py and it automatically puts a wireless interface into monitor mode and starts scanning for the nearby wireless networks.

wget https://raw.github.com/derv82/wifite/master/wifite.py
chmod +x wifite.py
./wifite.py

I want to understand what I do!

Great. Instead of copy/paste one's work, please read this tutorial. Also you will find several good tutorials on how getting WPA handshakes with your friend Google.

I'm done, I have a WPA capture file

Congratulations. You should have a *.cap or *.pcap file. The only thing to do to crack it (recover the password) is to upload your WPA capture here . We will crack it for you.

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