Jump to content

What can a pen tester do after WiFi password is cracked?


Idk_Man
 Share

Recommended Posts

Just curious... Everyone seems to want to crack a clients WiFi password, but to what end? What can be done once you find an access-points WiFi password?

I understand that you can use the client WiFi to surf the web anonymously, but what else can be done??

Edited by Idk_Man
Link to comment
Share on other sites

This is a very simplified and vague explanation but it usually for pen testers it the entry door to a LAN.  Depending on how well the WiFi network is deployed it may be a HUGE open hole in the network.  There are other things like eavesdropping on the actual WiFi along with other tactics.  Just look at it as a door way to possible full network access.

  • Upvote 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...