ElcomSoft Releases All-In-One Wi-Fi Cracking Platform

Russian software maker ElcomSoft has upgraded its Wi-Fi password recovery tool Wireless Security Auditor, turning it into an all-in-one Wi-Fi cracking solution.

The new Wireless Security Auditor is capable of automatically detecting Wi-Fi networks, intercepting data packets and penetrating the WPA/WPA2 PSK Wi-Fi password protection.

The upgraded Wi-Fi password recovery tools come with added support for the AirPCap family Wi-Fi adaptors and is apt for mobile forensics departments and law enforcement agencies to crack any protected Wi-Fi network, the company said.

According to the company, the software comes with an enhanced Wi-Fi sniffer solution which displays all the available local Wi-Fi networks along with channel numbers, MAC-addresses, SSID, speed, load and encryption parameters.

In order to crack the password of a selected Wi-Fi network, the Wireless Security Auditor logs into the wireless traffic to procure 'handshake' packets that assist in password cracking.

ElcomSoft informs that the tool can be easily run on a laptop, turning it into an all-in-one solution for corporate IT professionals to check the integrity of their wireless network.