Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] cracking wep with wireshark/ AirPcap
From: d a <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 17:30:35 -0800 (PST)
That was the plan but Googled this process using wireshark and didn't get many results. If anyone has any links or input I would be glad to have it.

Hans Nilsson <[email protected]> wrote:
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"
> 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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