reaver Alternatives

    reaver is described as 'Reaver implements a brute force attack against Wifi Protected Setup (WPS) registrar PINs in order to recover WPA/WPA2 passphrases' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are eight alternatives to reaver for Linux, Windows, Mac, Fern Wifi Cracker and Aircrack-ng. The best alternative is Aircrack-ng, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like reaver are Fern Wifi Cracker (Freemium, Open Source), Kismet (Free), WiFi Scanner (Paid) and Wifite (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 2021
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Fern Wifi Cracker
      Aircrack-ng is an 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program that can recover keys once enough data packets have been captured.
      Some users think Aircrack-ng is a great alternative to reaver, some don't.
      • 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. Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and (with appropriate hardware) can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n traffic.
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    2. A 802.11 wireless scanner and connection manager for Mac OS X. WiFi Scanner will detect access points and clients in ad-hoc mode if the SSID is being broadcasted. It can be used for wireless site surveys, wireless discovery, and to connect to WiFi networks.
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    3. 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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    4. iwScanner is a wireless scanner for linux with an easy to use graphic interface.

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    5. Wireless Air Cut is a WPS wireless, portable and free network audit software for Ms Windows. It is used to check the security of our WPS wireless networks and to detect possible security breaches.
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    6. 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.
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