How to Crack Wi-Fi Passwords
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An internet connection has become a basic necessity in our modern lives. Wireless hot-spots (commonly known as
can be found everywhere!If you have a PC with a wireless network card, then you must have seen many networksaround you. Sadly most of these networks are secured with a network security key.Have you ever wanted to use one of these networks? You must have desperately wantedto check your mail when you shifted to your new house. The hardest time in your life iswhen your internet connection is down.Cracking those Wi-Fi passwords is your answer to temporary internet access. This is acomprehensive guide which will teach even complete beginners how to crack WEPencrypted networks, easily.
How Are Wireless Networks Secured?
In a secured wireless connection, internet data is sent in the form of encrypted packets.These packets are encrypted with network security keys. If you somehow manage to get hold of the key for a particular wireless network you virtually have access to thewireless internet connectionBroadly speaking there are two main types of encryptions used:
WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy):
This is the most basic form of encryption. This has become an unsafe option as it isvulnerable and can be cracked with relative ease. Although this is the case many peoplestill use this encryption.
WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access):
This is the more secure alternative. Efficient cracking of the passphrase of such anetwork requires the use of a wordlist with the common passwords. In other words youuse the old fashioned method of trial and error to gain access. Variations include WPA-2which is the most secure encryption alternative till date. Although this can also becracked using a wordlist if the password is common, this is virtually uncrackable with a