Aircrack-ng Alternatives

    Aircrack-ng is described as '802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program that can recover keys once enough data packets have been captured' and is a popular app in the Security & Privacy category. There are six alternatives to Aircrack-ng for Linux, Aircrack-ng, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Fern Wifi Cracker, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Aircrack-ng are reaver (Free, Open Source), Wifite (Free, Open Source), Pyrit (Free, Open Source) and netsniff-ng (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 19, 2021
      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Aircrack-ng
      Fern Wifi Cracker is a Wireless security auditing and attack software program written using the Python Programming Language and the Python Qt GUI library, the program is able to crack and recover WEP/WPA/WPS keys and also run other network based attacks on wireless or ethernet...
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    1. Reaver implements a brute force attack against Wifi Protected Setup (WPS) registrar PINs in order to recover WPA/WPA2 passphrases.
    2. Wifite is an automated wireless attack tool. Wifite was designed for use with pentesting distributions of Linux, such as Kali Linux, Pentoo, BackBox; any Linux distributions with wireless drivers patched for injection. The current version 2 is a complete re-write of the original.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Pyrit allows to create massive databases, pre-computing part of the IEEE 802.11 WPA/WPA2-PSK authentication phase in a space-time-tradeoff.
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    3. netsniff-ng is a free, performant Linux networking toolkit. The gain of performance is reached by zero-copy mechanisms, so that on packet reception and transmission the kernel does not need to copy packets from kernel space to user space and vice versa.
    4. Wireless WEP Key Password Spy will instantly recover all WEP keys and wireless network passwords that have been stored on your computer. To get started, click "Find Wireless WEP Keys".
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