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Getting WPA handshake instead of PMKID

Similar to PMKID found , but it should be WPA handshake I notice when I run aircrack-ng with the saved .cap file it does not properly test the keys as it normally would with a WPA Handshake found. Any ...
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Airodump-ng shows AP on negative channel

I am new to WiFi and was trying to learn pentesting with the aircrack-ng suite. In the following airodump-ng excerpt, any idea why airodump-ng is showing an access point with negative value -1 as the ...
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besside-ng "bad beacon" error when attempting to deauth (aircrack-ng)

Equipment: Alfa AWUS036ACH Wi-Fi adapter AC1200 Fresh Install of Kali Linux, fully updated (not on a VM) I have been running across this same "bad beacon" error (sometimes with "DEAUTH&...
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Not able to capture 4 way handshake using airodump-ng

I am not able capture 4 way handshake, I also tried manually disconnecting and reconnecting my device to the network in hope that airodump-ng will capture the handshake but no luck. I checked the ...
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Airmon-ng/Airodump-ng - Low Beacon Count on certain networks

It's been a few years since I've played around with this so I'm not sure if times have changed. When using AR7921 chipset (Alfa AWUS036NHA) on Ubuntu 20.04 I can see many networks using the following ...
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airodump-ng station not associated with bssid

Why do some BSSIDs show as "not associated" (note: not all of them show as such; some just show a usual BSSID). I have tried to use the other BSSID that shows up for the other station but it didn't ...
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I'm not able to DeAuth a Client (Aireplay-ng)

I'm trying to perform a De-authentication attack on my own network and client. However, the client never disconnects and I cannot boot the client from the AP. I'm running: aireplay-ng -0 0 -a [BSSID]...
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802.11 data frames missing from Wireless frames capturing

By working on the Wireless QoS (WMM/802.11e), I captured with airmon-ng and airodump-ng on Kali Linux, the 802.11 raw wireless frames, on my BSSID and channel. I generate some traffic from my ...
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Why does airodump-ng shows 2.4GHz AP beacons, but wireshark does not?

I'm debugging some edits I made to hostapd which requires me to capture some beacon frames, but I can only capture them with airodump-ng and not with wireshark. I have a Panda PAU09 adapter running ...
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How to identify a unidentified PSK wifi encryption

I have an unidentified PSK encryption in airodump's output (see red square on screenshot) and I would like to get more information about the encryption method used by the network: do you know any tool ...
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How to get result from airdump-ng on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?

Issue: when I run airodump-ng wlp3s0mon, no results appear. I recently installed all kali linux tools on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS from this git repo https://github.com/LionSec/katoolin My chipset is the ...
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How I can get MAC address of devices using passive wifi?

There is a project at the university, there are a lot of mobile phones where the wifi works in passive mode and is not connected to an access point. Is it possible to get the MAC address of these ...
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How does airodump-ng work?

Additionally, airodump-ng writes out several files containing the details of all access points and clients seen. source: https://www.aircrack-ng.org/doku.php?id=airodump-ng But how is airodump-ng ...
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Airodump-ng : why are BSSID not associated?

Using airodump-ng with my wireless adapter in monitor mode, I am able to get expected scan to run. I have a few questions : Why do BSSIDs show as "not associated" (note: not all of them show as ...
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Unassociated MACs in airodump-ng display

What are the extra MACs in airodump display that are not real associated adapters? What are they for? There are only 4 things connected to this router - (verified by viewing router dhcp list) but ...
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Is it possible to "deauth" wifi direct connections?

I used a Samsung Galaxy s7 as a Wifi Direct device to another android device (I think a Moto G Play) and I was wondering whether aircrack-ng could deauthenticate/disrupt the connection between them. ...
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Handshake not capturing on wpa-psk/wpa 2 psk

I'm struggling to get a handshake from my router when using airodump. airmon-ng airmon-ng check kill airodump-ng wlan0mon airodump-ng -c (channel)--bssid(adress)-w (.cap file locand name) wlan0mon ...
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Airodump-ng occationally not showing networks near me

I'm brand new to the field of pen testing, so please excuse my ignorance and the potential asking of a question that already exists. As I stated in the title, there are times when I run airodump-ng [...
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What are the core differences between Airodump-ng, Wireshark, and TCPdump? [closed]

As all three tools are packet sniffers, I would have expected them to give me the same results when I use them to monitor my home's network, but they don't. Therefore what are the core differences and ...
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how to deauth clients in a "secured wireless network" [closed]

I am using aireplay-ng -0 0 -a *bssid* -c *clientMac* wlan0 command which works fine in my home or school network. I was in a club yesterday that has something such special in their bssid that I am ...
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Running airodump-ng from script

I am trying to write a script that runs airodump-ng. I use the command: timeout -sHUP 1m airodump-ng -d MYBSSID -w wpahandshake wlan0mon when I run it from the command line it works but when i run ...
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Airodump-ng doesn't capture handshake or sees any devices connected on Kali, but captures everything on Backtrack. How to fix it? [closed]

I ran into a problem in using kali linux system. Kali doesn't allow me to see any devices connected to certain spot or capture any handshakes, I know that it can capture them(and see connected ...
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