Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] cracking wep with wireshark/ AirPcap
From: "Hans Nilsson" <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 13:37:20 -1100
I think you can just save a lot of traffic with Wireshark, save the
capture-file and run aircrack on it.


On Mon, 12 Feb 2007 10:29:31 -0800 (PST), "d a" <[email protected]>
said:
> I just got my AirPcap in the mail and with only ten minutes to use it
> today it seems to work great. Im tryin to absorbe as much as I can about
> data analysis and wireshark features and still have alot to learn.
> 
>    I am interested in trying to crack the WEP on my WLAN and looking for
>    any advise or direction. I am familiar with Aeropeek and Aircrack
>    somewhat but have never been able to use them do to incompatability
>    with my Dell wireless card. 
> 
>    I am simply interested in passively capturing the necessary packets on
>    my WLAN without any injection or authentication type attacks. My
>    understanding is that I have to capture enough IVs and then use
>    something like Aircrack to calculate the WEP key. 
> 
>     Has anyone attempted this using Wireshark?  Can it be done? What
>     programs do you use to calculate the WEP key?  Is there a filter for
>     just the ivs? Im using WinXP. I do have access and some knowledge of
>     Ubuntu and Knoppix but still learning and would like to keep this
>     Windows based for now.
> (Btw...I have the latest Ethereal/ wireshark book in the mail from
> Amazon)
> 
> Thanks
> Dave
> 
>  
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