BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing by Ramachandran
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BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing by Ramachandran

BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner's Guide Master bleeding edge wireless testing techniques with BackTrack 5 by Vivek Ramachandran | PFD Free Download.

About the Author of BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing

Vivek Ramachandran has been working on Wi-Fi Security since 2003. He discovered the Caffe Latte attack and also broke WEP Cloaking, a WEP protection schema publicly in 2007 at Defcon. In 2011, Vivek was the first to demonstrate how malware could use Wi-Fi to create backdoors, worms, and even botnets.

Earlier, he was one of the programmers of the 802.1x protocol and Port Security in Cisco's 6500 Catalyst series of switches and was also one of the winners of the Microsoft Security Shootout contest held in India among a reported 65,000 participants.

He is best known in the hacker community as the founder of where he routinely posts videos on Wi-Fi Security, Assembly Language, Exploitation Techniques, and so on. receives over 100,000 unique visitors a month.

Vivek's work on wireless security has been quoted on BBC online, InfoWorld, MacWorld, The Register, IT World Canada, and so on. This year he is speaking or training at a number of security conferences, including BlackHat, Defcon, Hacktivity, 44con, HITB-ML, Brucon, Derbycon, HashDays, SecurityZone, SecurityByte, and so on.

BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Contents

  • Chapter 1: Wireless Lab Setup 
  • Chapter 2: WLAN and Its Inherent Insecurities
  • Chapter 3: Bypassing WLAN Authentication 
  • Chapter 4: WLAN Encryption Flaws
  • Chapter 5: Attacks on the WLAN Infrastructure
  • Chapter 6: Attacking the Client
  • Chapter 7: Advanced WLAN Attacks
  • Chapter 8: Attacking WPA-Enterprise and RADIUS 
  • Chapter 9: WLAN Penetration Testing Methodology

Preface to BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing PDF

Wireless Networks have become ubiquitous in today's world. Millions of people use them worldwide every day at their homes, offices, and public hotspots to log on to the Internet and do both personal and professional work.

Even though wireless makes life incredibly easy and gives us such great mobility, it comes with its risks. In recent times, insecure wireless networks have been exploited to break into companies, banks, and government organizations.

The frequency of these attacks has only intensified, as the network administrators are still clueless on how to secure wireless in a robust and foolproof way.

BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing: Beginner's Guide is aimed at helping the reader understand the insecurities associated with wireless networks, and how to conduct penetration tests to find and plug them. This is an essential read for those who would like to conduct security audits on wireless networks and always wanted a step-by-step practical guide for the same.

As every wireless attack explained in this book is immediately followed by a practical demo, the learning is very complete. We have chosen BackTrack 5 as the platform to test all the wireless attacks in this book.

BackTrack, as most of you may already be aware, is the world's most popular penetration testing distribution. It contains hundreds of security and hacking tools, some of which we will use in this course of this book. 

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