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Advanced Wi-Fi Pentesting by Vivek Ramachandran

Course Description

This training is based on the best selling book “Backtrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing" and will provide a highly technical and in-depth treatment of Wi-Fi security. The emphasis will be to provide participants with a deep understanding of the principles behind various attacks and not just a quick how-to guide on publicly available tools.

During the course of this training participants will do over 25+ hands-on lab sessions and will fight it out against live CTF challenges. These include - cracking WPA Enterprise (PEAP, EAP-TTLS), MITM attacks over Wireless, Creating Wi-Fi Backdoors, Scripting and Attack automation, Wireless Forensics and Security Best Practices.

A non-exhaustive list of topics to be taught includes:

  • Bypassing WLAN Authentication - Shared Key, MAC Filtering, Hidden SSIDs
  • Cracking WLAN Encryption - WEP, WPA/WPA2 Personal and Enterprise, Understanding encryption based flaws (WEP,TKIP,CCMP)
  • Attacking the WLAN Infrastructure - Rogues Devices, Evil Twins, DoS Attacks, MITM, Wi-Fi Protected Setup
  • Advanced Enterprise Attacks - 802.1x, EAP, LEAP, PEAP, EAP-TTLS
  • Attacking the Wireless Client - Honeypots and Hotspot attacks, Caffe-Latte, Hirte, Ad-Hoc Networks and Viral SSIDs, WiFishing
  • Breaking into the Client - Metasploit, SET, Social Engineering
  • Enterprise Wi-Fi Worms, Backdoors and Botnets


Course Contents


Technical requirements for the training :

  • Laptop with at least 3 GB RAM
  • Kali Linux installed in Virtualbox with Windows / Linux / Mac as the Host
  • 1 working USB 2.0 port on your laptop (important as the Wi-Fi card only works with 2.0 ports)
  • Admin / Root on the laptop so you can install software

Trainer Biography


Mon. 22 - Tue. 23 September 2014 (09:00 - 17:00)


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