This article shortly describes simple steps on how to crack a wireless WEP key using AIR Crack software. This can be done by sniffing a wireless network, capturing encrypted packets and running appropriate encryption cracking program in attempt to decrypt captured data. WEP ( Wired Equivalent Privacy ) is quite easy to crack as it uses only one key to encrypt all traffic.
In room-size metal boxes *secure against electromagnetic leaks, the National Security Agency is racing to build a computer that could break nearly every kind of encryption used to protect banking, medical, business and government records around the world.
Experts on privacy and Internet security have blasted the National Security Agency over reports it has secretly been working with the British government to crack encryption technology that billions of Internet users rely upon to keep their electronic messages and confidential data secure.
Help Net Security: "The latest version of Passware Kit Forensic has become the first commercially available software to break TrueCrypt hard drive encryption without applying a time-consuming brute-force attack. It was also the first product to decrypt BitLocker drives."
Check out in the middle of this output.
What is wrong with this file system?
root@amt-server:/home/amt# ls -al
ls: cannot access .gvfs: Permission denied
drwxr-xr-x 22 amt amt 4096 Mar 7 14:52 .
drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 Mar 7 11:29 ..
-rw------- 1 amt amt 94 Feb 24 12:50 .bash_history
-rw-r--r-- 1 amt amt 220 Feb 10 21:15 .bash_logout
-rw-r--r-- 1 amt amt 3486 F