How to Crack WPA & WPA2 Wi-Fi Passwords with Pyrit

Pyrit is one of the most powerful WPA/WPA2 cracking tools in a hacker's arsenal, with the ability to benchmark a computer's CPU speeds, analyze capture files for crackable handshakes, and even tap into GPU password-cracking power. To demonstrate how quickly it can hack a WPA/WPA2 password, we'll use it to play a Wi-Fi hacking CTF game anyone can practice for less than $10. Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient but comes with inherent security problems that make using it riskier than a wired alternative. That's because anyone can join a WPA-encrypted Wi-Fi network provided they know the password... more