Hands-on: hacking WiFi Protected Setup with Reaver

Posted by JaseP on Jan 5, 2012 5:11 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Sean Gallagher
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WiFi hacking has long been a favorite pastime of hackers, penetration testers, and people too cheap to pay for their own Internet connection.

To find out just how big the hole was, I downloaded and compiled Reaver for a bit of New Years geek fun. As it turns out, it's a pretty big oneā€”even with WPS allegedly turned off on a target router, I was able to get it to cough up the SSID and password.

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This is a huge security issue... JaseP 3 1,696 Jan 8, 2012 8:25 PM

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