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Aircrack-ng is an 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program that can recover keys once enough data packets have been captured. It implements the standard FMS attack along with some optimizations like KoreK attacks, as well as the all-new PTW attack, thus making the attack much faster compared to other WEP cracking tools. In fact, Aircrack-ng is a set of tools for auditing wireless networks.
If you are impatient and want to know how to get started, jump to the Getting Started Tutorial.
Aircrack-ng is the next generation of aircrack with lots of new features:
Note: Check trac for planned and requested features
|10 Apr 15||Aircrack-ng 1.2 RC 2||Here is the second release candidate. Along with a LOT of fixes, it improves the support for the Airodump-ng scan visualizer. Airmon-zc is mature and is now renamed to Airmon-ng. Also, Airtun-ng is now able to encrypt and decrypt WPA on top of WEP. Another big change is recent version of GPSd now work very well with Airodump-ng.|
|04 Apr 15||Training at BlackHat USA||I will be teaching once again Advanced Wi-Fi Pentesting with Vivek Ramachandran at BlackHat Las Vegas this year. It's gonna be even better than last year!|
Latest version: 1.2 RC 2
IMPORTANT Information Regarding Windows Version IMPORTANT
The windows version requires you to develop your own DLLs to link aircrack-ng to your wireless card. The required DLLs are not provided in the download nor available anywhere on the Internet. Without these DLLs, the windows version will not function. Do NOT post questions or problems to the forum regarding the windows version. At present, there is no support provided.
Our code repository containing sources can be found at svn.aircrack-ng.org.
We use trac for our bug tracker.
The download and installation instructions can be found on the installation page.
A second, very light VMWare (15Mb required on disk) machine is available here with a mirror available here. The md5sum of the file is a42aa70fc6c752e3ed2ad8e1fa77d154. This machine currently only works with RT73. See this thread on the forum for more information.
Be sure to read the wiki. This wiki contains a vast amount of information to get you going and to resolve problems.
Consider your donation as an investment in the future of Aircrack-ng or as a way to say thanks or support hosting costs and hardware.
Monetary donations may be made via Paypal or via IBAN, BIC/SWIFT. There is no minimum amount for your donation. Any and all donations are greatly appreciated.
For any other donation or if you have any questions, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any question regarding this website (this wiki, forum, trac, …), do not hesitate to contact me at email@example.com.
Thanks to devine for the original work and to everyone who contributed to aircrack (You know who you are)