How I made a fake access point to harvest login credentials? by Aditya Anand


This article is kind of a continuation to the last one I wrote. How I hacked into my neighbour’s WiFi and harvested login credentials? It’s better if you go through it, but still let me explain it to you in short. I hacked into a wifi network by cracking the password using dictionary attack and then monitored the traffic. The only problem with this attack is it’s not guaranteed to work all the time, as the dictionary attack won’t work. One of the readers raised this question. One of the comments  That got me thinking that what could be other possible scenarios where I can get people’s traffic, without having to rely on luck, like them using easy passwords or a WEP connection etc. That’s when it struck me what if I create a fake access point and use that to harvest login credentials. Let’s dig in! The whole idea was to....

January 29, 2019
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