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 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.

Fresh news

Training at BlackHat USA 16 Mar 14

I will be teaching Advanced Wi-Fi Penetration Testing with Vivek Ramachandran at BlackHat Las Vegas this year.

Heartbleed vulnerability and Aircrack-ng 14 Apr 14

I guess you all heard about that nasty vulnerability in OpenSSL. If not, you can read more about it on Wikipedia.

Aircrack-ng, the software itself, is not affected at all since it doesn't rely on heartbeat, so recompiling is not necessary.

Some parts of the website may have been affected (only if you had an account on it):

  • Wiki
  • Trac
  • SVN

If you are concerned, you can contact me about it. I will gladly help you change your password if you had an account on any of those 3 subdomains that might have been affected.

Now, the good news:

  • OpenSSL libraries and SSL certificates have been updated (and my hosting provider for the wiki seems unaffacted).
  • I haven't noticed any suspicious activity so far but I will continue to monitor.
  • We are now using certificates from CAcert for almost all parts of (the wiki is on a shared hosting). In order to avoid your browser giving you a warning, please install the CAcert root certificate on your system.
  • The forum didn't have HTTPS, so, it wasn't affected at all. Thanks to the new certificate, it is now accessible over HTTPS.

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