Dear PenTest Readers,
Today we've got for you new article about WiFi Scanning Tools on Ubuntu 14.04 written by Majdi Chaouachi. We hope you find this informations useful. Enjoy reading!
Other than airodump-ng from the suite aircrack-ng or Network-Manager/WICD , there is some CLI/Graphical WiFi scanner on Linux that are very usefull from day to day use or from a fun side :) You will find below the most useful tools that I found and that I applied to my Ubuntu box.
I know that this is obvious, but wireshark will remain always the first utility that will help any pentester to analyse the WiFi traffic.
Installing Wireshark on Ubunt 14.04 is a piece of cake. Just type
#apt-get update && apt-get install wireshark && wireshark &
- Getting Wifi network list with iwlist can't be easier
iwlist scan [Wifi-Interface]
This last command will display all wifi networks (cells) with their informations
- Installing Wavemon on Ubuntu 14.04
#apt-get install wavemon && wavemon &
- Installing LinSSid on Ubuntu 14.04
#add-apt-repository ppa:wseverin/ppa #apt-get update #apt-get install -y linssid
Author: Majdi Chaouachi
You can find more articles from Majdi on his blog: http://chewytek.blogspot.com/
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