>Scanning wireless networks

By | September 25, 2010


To scan wireless networks , we can use following command in linux
   root# iwlist wlan0 scan
Where wlan0 is wireless interface

Security experts and hackers use Aircrack ng suite for details scanning of wireless networks.
We can use following commands for monitoring wireless networks and collect IVS that can be used to cracking WEP keys used for security of wireless networks
    root# airmon-ng start wlan0
    root# airodump-ng -w output -c 1wlan0
                  (here wireless AP is  listening on channel1  and IV collected in output.* files)

Check check output of these commands you will get better idea.

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