The Beginning of the End of WPA-2 — Cracking WPA-2 Just Got a Whole Lot Easier
First posted by joseph august 2018.
It has been known for a while that WPA-2 (802.11i) has some fundamental security problems, and these have thus led to the creation of WPA-3. A core problem is around the 4-way handshake, and here is…
9 weeks ago
WEP was deeply flawed. WPA and WPA-2 were much better, but are both deeply flawed! Don’t trust them.
Long live WPA-3. If you can, think about a WPA-3 upgrade in the future.
an attacker sends a single EAPOL frame to the access point. They then get back the PMK (Pairwise Master Key) and use Hashcat to generate the Pre-Shared Key (PSK). With a reasonably priced GPU cracking infrastructure, many systems could now be cracked in just a few days.
Here is me cracking WPA-2 using the four-way handshake with just a Raspberry PI and a $10 wi-fi transceiver: For this I needed to capture the communication of the 4-way handshake, and then crack a…