This video provides an explanation of evil twin rogue access points, and a demonstration of the Mana Toolkit.
- [Narrator] An evil twin is a rogue access point…which has been activated…in order to attract unwary users to connect,…and then acts as a man in the middle…monitoring their traffic.…It does this by posing as a legitimate…public hot spot access point.…A good evil twin will look in every respect…the same as its target.…It will have the same SSID as a legitimate access point,…the same BSSID, and will operate on the same channel,…but with a stronger signal in its local zone.…
An evil twin may just wait…for new devices to join the network,…or it may forcibly deauthenticate clients…from the legitimate access point…to force a reconnect, this time to itself.…In today's world, where free public WiFi hot spots…are becoming the norm, an evil twin is a significant threat.…Let's take a look at airbase-ng,…which is a simple Car-Ly tool for turning a wireless card…into an access point.…I'll start by setting my Wireless LAN adapter…into monitor mode.…
Let's see what access points are close by.…Okay, we can see that my telecom access point is active.…
Note: This course is part of our test prep series for the Certified Ethical Hacker exam. Review the complete exam objectives at https://www.eccouncil.org/programs/certified-ethical-hacker-ceh/.
- Selecting an antenna
- Configuring security
- Extracting WEP and network passwords
- Testing passwords
- Harvesting connections from rogue access points
- Attacking networks via Bluetooth
- Capturing wireless packets with Acrylic WiFi
- Heat mapping with Ekahau
- Wi-Fi sniffing with Wireshark
- Testing the Internet of Things