CRACKING AN WI-FI NETWORK (WPA passwords)
Cracking an Wi-Fi network with REAVER:
There are many advancements in the security part of Wi-Fi networks but still it is not enough for security. There is a common quote that “When Technology get develop HACKERS also develop“. Unfortunately here it is “Reaver” is a free open source software that helps to get connected with an Wi-Fi network (stealing ones privacy).
Before telling what it is, How it works, here is a small kind note “As we often remind readers when we discuss topics that appear potentially malicious: Knowledge is power, but power doesn’t mean you should be a jerk, or do anything illegal. Knowing how to pick a lock doesn’t make you a thief. Consider this post educational, or a proof-of-concept intellectual exercise. The more you know, the better you can protect yourself.“
All you need to do is to install BACKTRACK 5 R3. The below video will provide you the necessary information of how it works.
Source: backtrack 5