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Aircrack-ng is a complete suite of tools to assess WiFi network security.
All tools are command line which allows for heavy scripting. A lot of GUIs have taken advantage of this feature. It works primarily Linux but also Windows, OS X, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, as well as Solaris and even eComStation 2.
It focuses on different areas of WiFi security:
We also maintain patches for:
If you are impatient and want to know how to get started, jump to the Getting Started Tutorial.
Aircrack-ng was started at the end of February 2006. It is the Next Generation of aircrack with lots of new features:
Note: Check trac for planned and requested features
|20 Jan 2017||BlackHat USA training||I'm really pleased to announce that Vivek Ramachandran and I will be teaching Advanced Wireless Exploitation at BlackHat USA this summer.|
|30 Nov 16||Wireless Pawn Edition (WPE) patches updated||If you want to attack WPA Enterprise, applying WPE patches to HostAPd or Freeradius would do the job. However, they haven't been updated in a long time and still used old software versions (HostAPd 2.2 and Freeradius 2.1 which is EOL).
It is no longer the case as they are now available for the latest and greatest version of HostAPd and Freeradius. We took the job upon ourselves to update them and keep updating them whenever a new versions get released. The icing on the cake is that both of them are available as packages in Kali and a tutorial for HostAPd-WPE has been created.
All the details as well as a link to the patches can be found in this blog post.
Latest version: 1.2 RC 3
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.
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)