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faq [2017/04/26 23:22]
mister_x [Where can I find good wordlists ?] Updated wordlist repo
faq [2017/08/05 19:11] (current)
mister_x Beware of WN722N and added AWUS036NHA
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 ===== What is the best wireless card to buy ?  ===== ===== What is the best wireless card to buy ?  =====
  
-Which card to purchase is a hard question to answer. ​ Each person'​s criteria is somewhat different, such as one may require 802.11n capability, or may require it to work via virtualisation.  However, having said that, if money is not a constraint then the following cards are considered the best in class:+Which card to purchase is a hard question to answer. ​ Each person'​s criteria is somewhat different, such as one may require 802.11n capability, or may require it to work via virtualization.  However, having said that, if money is not a constraint then the following cards are considered the best in class:
  
   * Alfa AWUS036H [b/g USB]   * Alfa AWUS036H [b/g USB]
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   * Ubiquiti SRX [a/b/g ExpressCard]   * Ubiquiti SRX [a/b/g ExpressCard]
   * Airpcap series [USB]   * Airpcap series [USB]
-  * TP-Link TL-WN722N [b/g/n USB]+  * TP-Link TL-WN722N ​v1 [b/g/n USB] - Beware, if version is not specified by vendor, it is **NOT** v1 
 +  * Alfa AWUS036NHA ​[b/g/n USB]
   * Alfa AWUS051NH v2 [a/b/g/n USB]   * Alfa AWUS051NH v2 [a/b/g/n USB]
 +  * MiniPCIe: anything that uses [[https://​wikidevi.com/​wiki/​Ath9k|ath9k]],​ especially AR92xx and AR93xx (ability to do [[https://​wireless.wiki.kernel.org/​en/​users/​drivers/​ath9k/​spectral_scan|spectral scan]])
  
 If money is a constraint then consider purchasing a card with a RTL8187L or Atheros chipset, also read [[compatibility_drivers#​which_is_the_best_card_to_buy|this]] first before purchasing. There are many available on the market for fairly low prices. ​ You are simply trading off distance, sensitivity and performance for cost. If money is a constraint then consider purchasing a card with a RTL8187L or Atheros chipset, also read [[compatibility_drivers#​which_is_the_best_card_to_buy|this]] first before purchasing. There are many available on the market for fairly low prices. ​ You are simply trading off distance, sensitivity and performance for cost.
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     * ftp://​ftp.openwall.com/​pub/​wordlists/​     * ftp://​ftp.openwall.com/​pub/​wordlists/​
     * http://​www.openwall.com/​mirrors/​     * http://​www.openwall.com/​mirrors/​
 +  * GitHub
 +    * https://​github.com/​danielmiessler/​SecLists/​tree/​master/​Passwords
 +    * https://​github.com/​berzerk0/​Probable-Wordlists
 +    * https://​github.com/​search?​q=wordlist
   * http://​gdataonline.com/​downloads/​GDict/​   * http://​gdataonline.com/​downloads/​GDict/​
   * ftp://​ftp.cerias.purdue.edu/​pub/​dict/​   * ftp://​ftp.cerias.purdue.edu/​pub/​dict/​
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   * http://​www.cotse.com/​tools/​wordlists2.htm   * http://​www.cotse.com/​tools/​wordlists2.htm
   * http://​wordlist.aspell.net/​   * http://​wordlist.aspell.net/​
-  * https://​github.com/​danielmiessler/​SecLists/​tree/​master/​Passwords 
-  * https://​github.com/​berzerk0/​Probable-Wordlists 
   * https://​darkz0ne.net/​wordlists   * https://​darkz0ne.net/​wordlists
  
faq.1493241758.txt.gz · Last modified: 2017/04/26 23:22 by mister_x