Test the security of your WiFi password by attacking it
This will work with any Linux distribution, but it’s recommended that you use Kali.
A working Linux distribution with a WiFi adapter and root privileges.
- # – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Most people have terrible passwords, and WiFi is no exception. Your WiFi password is your primary line of defense against unwanted access to your network. That access can result in a whole host of other nasty things because an attacker can monitor the traffic on your network and even gain direct access to your computers.
The best way to prevent such an intrusion is to use the same tools an attacker would to test the security of your WiFi password.