WiFite v2 – Automated wireless attack tool

Posted: June 5, 2012 in Penteration Testing

WiFite is an automated wireless attack tool. It’s purpose is to attack multiple WEP and WPA encrypted networks at the same time.This tool is customizable to be automated with only a few arguments. It can be trusted to run without supervision. It was designed for use with pentesting distributions of Linux, such as Backtrack 5 R1, BlackBuntu, BackBox; any Linux distributions with wireless drivers patched for injection. The script appears to also operate with Ubuntu 11/10, Debian 6, and Fedora 16.

Changes made to WiFite v2:
  • support for cracking WPS-encrypted networks (via reaver)
  • 2 new WEP attacks
  • more accurate WPA handshake capture
  • various bug fixes

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