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A deauth attack is a denial of service attack forcing the victim to disconnect from a Wi-Fi network.

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I'm not sure if my python deauth attack isn't working properly or if I can't capture deauthentication packages with wireshark? [closed]

I've been testing trying to deauthenticate my kindle from own wifi network. I created the following python script using scapy: from scapy.all import( RadioTap, Dot11, Dot11Deauth, ...
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How to implement Wi-Fi deauthentication attack on mac

I am trying to send "de-authentication requests" with Mac but all the previously used tools don't work I was using bettercap before, now it says that deauth packet was sent but nothing is ...
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Deauth attack - No such BSSID available

When I was trying to do a deauth attack, I was getting an error even though I entered all the information correctly. However, when I add the -D parameter, this problem is solved. I don't fully ...
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Cannot aireplay-ng deauth attack Android 11

I was trying to do a deauth attack on Android 11 phone but it didn't work. I am using sudo aireplay-ng --deauth 100000 -a [AP mac_addr] -c [my mac_addr] wlan0 The access point uses wpa2 encryption, ...
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Does the attacker need to be on the same network to carry out a deauthentication attack?

I'm sort of confused due to contradicting information about it but I just want to know if it's important for an attacker to be on the same Wifi network if he wants to deauthenticate another user?
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Is Wifi Penetration Testing Dead?

"I hack your Wifi in 5 Minutes" still seems to be a hot topic on youtube in 2023, atleast on beginner channels like David Bombal. However, is there still any real world application? Even ...
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Tp Link Wireless adapter doesn't want to transmit deauth packets after a fresh installation of Kali Linux

I have a TP-Link TL-WN727N wireless adapter that works out of the box with Kali Linux (I'm using a VM) which I have been using for quite some time. This card has worked flawlessly ever since I first ...
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How to send deauth packets on Windows (manually or with software)?

first of all I know how deauth packets work basically. But since my wifi adapter refuses to work on my virtual Kali, I want to use my host machine (Windows 10). So I have NPcap and Wireshark and I can ...
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How to prevent the device from connecting to the original AP?

I'm running an Evil Twin attack with airgeddon. Point is that after deauth the account is going, automatically, to get reconnected to the orginal AP and not the fake one. The aireplay is likes so: ...
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Can you deauth a car, if so what would happen? [closed]

What would happen if someone deauthed a cars mac address?
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Why does WiFi deauthentication need multiple packets to work?

I am trying to understand a common "problem" when injection deauthentication frames in 802.11 networks. My goal is to cause a client to re-authenticate (like one would do, to capture a 4-way-...
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Access point uses different BSSID and deauth attack fails

I'm using airgeddon (https://github.com/v1s1t0r1sh3r3/airgeddon) to perform a deauthentication attack on my wifi network. When i put my wireless interface in monitor mode to scan the network from the ...
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Problem regarding beacon frames and bssids

I try to run a deauthentication attack: aireplay-ng --deauth 100000 -a 06:CB:51:F8:6B:5F -c 64:89:F1:07:CC:4B wlan0 but it shows me this error: 15:19:28 Waiting for beacon frame (BSSID: 06:CB:51:...
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With WiFi now having protected management frames, is it still worth attempting an evil twin attack?

I was trying to aireplay'ng my home WiFi but I understood that with the new generation of APs, there is a system of protected management frames. So I'm asking, is it still worth it to perform an evil ...
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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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How do I make it so aireplay-ng deauth doesnt send a broadcast?

Doing some testing on my home network with Kali and was messing around with deauth commands using aireplay-ng, however when I input my target IP address it will still send a broadcast and deauth all ...
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Unable to See Network Clients during Deauth Capture Issue

bit of a general question here, would hope to learn more about exactly what is going on technically. I'm attempting to test and capture a handshake from my own AP (an older Apple Airport router). I'...
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Client reconnects during deauthentication attack

During my first deauthentication attack the client I targeted was disconnected from the wireless network, however I was able to reconnect the client to the network even though aireplay-ng was still ...
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Aireplay-ng deauth has no effect

I am trying to deauth my laptop which is connected to my home wifi. aireplay-ng has no effect on my laptop. The commands I used are in order airmon-ng start wlan0 then after getting the mac address ...
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Aireplay --deauth on network with multiple access points

I have successfully used the aireplay-ng --deauth attack on a network with a single access points, but when trying on a network with multiple access points (e.g. a network using Google WiFi) it doesn'...
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Deauthentication attack failure

Presently I am trying (and failing) to successfully execute a deauthentication attack using Kali Linux. The process I'm using is: airodump-ng --bssid MAC address here --channel channel # here --write ...
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Detect / Prove and Prevent Wifi Deauth attack

I suspect that my neighbor is running multiple Wifi deauth flood attacks against my Wifi. I'm using WPA2 and I don't think he can really crack my password, but my devices keep having wifi connection ...
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I couldn't deauth any devices using aireplay-ng command in kali linux

I am using Kali linux. I've updated all tools and services by apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. I was using aircrack-ng for pentesting my wlan network. I wanted to deauth any device connected to my ...
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Is it possible to push a device from a private WiFi in order to decoy it to a public WiFi?

Regarding How to force clients to connect to WiFi automatically? and this situation: my neighbour is connected to his private Wi-Fi I have a Pineapple Nano broadcasting public SSID's (McDonald, ...
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How to send Wi-Fi management frames from macOS?

I realise that this question has been touched on before here. However, none of the solutions suggested solved my question and they all fail to answer the overarching question of how to send all types ...
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DeAuth all AP's in range

In a few days, we are going to be many friends that will gather together and play all night long using 6-7 APs. How can I DeAuth/Disconnect everyone's connection, without being connected to their ...
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Why does a deauth attack work on WPA2 despite encryption?

Given that WiFi packets should be encrypted if WPA2 is used, why is it that a deauth attack can be successful? Shouldn't the machine know that the message is illegitimate due to the fact that it would ...
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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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Blocking EAPOL packets [closed]

Is it possible to block EAPOL packets? What I'm trying to do is block the 4th message of the 4-Way-Handshake in order to trigger retransmission of message 3. This is what I thought to do. I'd like ...
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Aireplay deauth having no effect, no handshake and Reaver stuck

So I'm trying to hack my own WiFi using aircrack or reaver but have had no success with either. With aircrack I cannot achieve a successful handshake as the deauth doesn't seem to have any effect on ...
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Is it possible to hack a SSID without actually having to sniff or send deauth frames to a host?

I'd like to know if there exists at least the possibility of a known/theoretical attack on a wireless SSID that does not involve a host within the network, what I mean by this is that some of the ...
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How does MDK3 carry out deauth attacks?

With aireplay, you have to specify both the AP and client to send deauth frames to, but MDK3 doesn't require an AP mac address. Does it just scan the desired channel for beacons until it finds an AP ...
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How to get attacker mac address aireplay-ng

I'm currently working on a WIPS and I would like to know how to obtain the attacking MAC address when he launches a aireplay-ng deauth attack. On wireshark, if the attacker broadcast the deauth ...
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Deauth as a protection

In the case that there is an ongoing attack in my network, where the attacker is using WLAN to access my network and I recognize it, would it be possible to send a broadcast deauth in my network to ...
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Stations not deauthenticating when using Aircrack-ng

I am attempting to conduct a deauthentication attack on a stand alone AP using Aircrack-ng. Im using an ASUS 802.11ac router and using aireplay-ng to send the deauthentication packets. But when ...
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How to connect to AP when attacker is deauth'ing my device?

Scenario is: attacker is disconnecting devices using aireplay --deauth command on AP so none of my devices are connecting to AP. Then what do I do now when none of my device is connected to AP?
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Are iPhones immune to deauth attacks?

I was today rumbling a bit with wireless security, and more specific in creating Fake Access-Points to make Wi-Fi users enter their password on a phishing-page (by using the Fluxion tool). One of the ...
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Is there a way to protect against mdk3 attacks?

I've got a home network using Wi-Fi. Someone is using mdk3 and disconnects users from the Access Point, whether they are Android or Windows Phone or Windows 10 desktop or Apple computers. Is there a ...
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