Cracking WEP in 10 minutes

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I need to give this a try Monday at work.

Yesterday I started noticing referral traffic from myscreencast.com, a phpbb-based community site for finding and sharing screencasts. The most entertaining one I found is called Cracking WEP in 10 minutes. It was produced with Camtasia, but the action takes place in Whoppix, which describes itself thusly:

Whoppix is a stand alone penetration testing live cd based on Knoppix. With the latest tools and exploits, it is a must for every penetration tester and security auditor.

To a thumping electronic beat, the WEP-cracking screencast shows you how to use: kismet to locate a victim; aireplay to generate the requisite hundreds of thousands of WEP initialization vectors; aerodump to save the traffic to a file; and aircrack to analyze the file and recover the WEP key.

[Via Jon’s Radio]