In this video, discover how to use Wireshark and AirPcap to sniff wireless network traffic. Watch a demonstration of sniffing the traffic on a Wi-Fi-controlled drone.
- [Instructor] One of the most popular tools … for capturing packets is Wireshark, … and it can do that on the Wi-Fi interface … just as it does on the wired interface. … I'll demonstrate this using Wireshark in Kali. … The first thing I need to do … is set the adapter into monitoring mode. … We're in monitor mode now, so let's start Wireshark. … The first screen of Wireshark displays … any prior sessions in which packets were captured … and the list of adapters from which … to choose for this capture session. … There's a moving packet trace by each interface, … so that's a good guide as to which interface is active. … The interface we're interested in … is the monitoring mode adapter on wlan0mon. … I'll select this … and press the blue shark fin to start capturing. … While this is running I'll connect my mobile to the network … and use it to switch the Wemo power switch on and off. … I'll stop the capture now … and we can take a look at what we've captured. … The first thing to check is the wireless LAN summary. …
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 Wi-Fi
- Heat mapping with Ekahau
- Wi-Fi sniffing with Wireshark
- Testing the Internet of Things