Hash Cracking with AWS
Published on 09 March 2020
In a previous post, I showed the steps to capture a WPA handshake and crack it using Hashcat. On my tiny travel laptop I achieved 416H/s, which is…slow.
AWS offers “GPU Optimized” EC2 instances:
- g4dn.xlarge – $0.53 per hour
- g3s.xlarge – $0.75 per hour
- p3.16xlarge – $24.48 per hour (that’s ~$18,000 per month!)
Breaking Enterprise Wireless
Published on 08 March 2020
In our previous posts we discussed how WEP is completely broken, known weaknesses with WPA, and bruteforcing WPA using AWS. This time around it’s time to look at “Enterprise” Wireless security. These are networks protected with EAP – Extensible Authentication Protocol.Read More...
Wireless Security: WEP
Published on 07 March 2020
It’s well known that the WiFi security protocol WEP is broken. It’s been broken for years. However, if we’re writing a series on wireless security we should start at the beginning. Whilst it stands for Wired Equivalent Privacy, it hardly lives up to its name.
WiFi comes under the IEEE 802.11 family. WEP was part of the original standard and was quickly superseded by WPA – WiFi Protected Access.Read More...
Posts broken down by category
Articles concentrating on network and operating system level attacks.
Articles covering attacks against web applications and their associated APIS.
Articles concentrating on past data breaches, looking for lessons learned.
Articles covering breaking into wireless networks and how to keep them safe.