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Hacking WPA Enterprise with Kali Linux

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Admittedly, that’s somewhat of a click-bait blog post title but bear with us, it’s for a good reason. Lots of work goes on behind the scenes of Kali Linux: tools get updated every day and interesting newfeatures are added constantly. Most of these tool updates and featureadditions go unannounced, receive little fanfare, and are eventuallydiscovered by inquisitive users – however, this time we felt that we neededto make an exception.

A few weeks ago, the author of the Aircrack-ng suite, Thomas d’Otroppe, tookupon himself to maintain a set ofpatches forhostapd and freeradius, which allows an attacker to facilitate WPA Enterprise AP impersonation attacks. This is exciting news as traditionally, these patches were created and updated on an ad-hoc basis, quickly leaving these specific toolsets outdated, lacking features, and worse, vulnerable to attack. Thomas has updated the hostapd-wpe and freeradius-wpe patches to the latest version of their respective software and these...(continued)

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