WPA Cracking Tool released?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by OldeBill, Dec 9, 2005.

  1. OldeBill

    OldeBill Network Guru Member

    Seen this? http://wifinetnews.com/archives/004428.html

    "The folks who wrote tinyPEAP, a firmware replacement for two Linksys router models that has on-board RADIUS authentication using 802.1X plus PEAP, released a WPA cracking tool."
  2. danielhaden

    danielhaden Network Guru Member

    This is not a danger for those who can't spell.

    The cracking tool is a dictionary attack. If the password is un-spellable, then it won't be in the dictionary.
  3. dakkon2k

    dakkon2k Guest

    WPA has been cracked already.... The tool to do it has been around for over a year
  4. eq2675

    eq2675 Network Guru Member

    But all you really need is a long none dictionary password.

    May I suggest using a 63 random character password generated by Gibson Research

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