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Kali Linux CTF Blueprints

By : Cameron Buchanan
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Kali Linux CTF Blueprints

By: Cameron Buchanan

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Kali Linux CTF Blueprints
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Scenario 2 – WPA-2

For this scenario, we're going to create a WPA-2 secured network with hostapd and link a client to it. This will allow your testers to practice disassociating clients with networks and capturing handshakes. These are not related to their social equivalents; we're not going to have someone ostracized and steal all of their friends—that's the next chapter.

The WPA-2 crack is very similar to the WEP network except that you can't use either of the methods I've described earlier. Airbase-ng will create a dummy WPA-2 network that is good enough to fool the unobservant, but if I thought you were unobservant I wouldn't have even started writing this book. You are a security-minded individual, and I'm going to give you the real deal… sort of.


Hostapd is managed through a file called hostapd.conf. On Kali Linux, hostapd is usually already installed and present in /etc/hostapd. For everyone using a legitimate operating system, you may need to install it. The apt-get install hostapd...