Wi-Fi Hacking, Security, & Penetration Testing WiFi
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Wi-Fi Hacking, Security, & Penetration Testing WiFi

Learn to hack WiFi & secure your computer network. Protect your Facebook password. IT ethical hacker & Kali Linux 2.0
3.8 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
90 students enrolled
Created by Pen Test Courses
Last updated 9/2016
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn multiple Wi-Fi hacking techniques
  • Learn countermeasures that can be taken to protect your own network
  • Secure your own Wi-Fi network from hackers
  • Expand your knowledge in Information Technology and Information Security
  • Impress your friends, colleagues, employer, or clients
  • Learn automated hacking
  • Learn Nmap scanning (Service Version & Operating System detection)
  • Learn about Wi-Fi antennas
  • You would be an ethical Wi-Fi hacker who is capable of performing Wireless Penetration Tests
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  • Fundamental IT knowledge would be helpful but is not required
  • Information explained throughout this course is for educational and research purposes only

Welcome to your Wi-Fi Hacking, Security, & Penetration Testing course! Throughout this course, you will learn techniques that hackers could use to attack and penetrate your very own wireless home or business network. You will learn about wireless technology and different Wi-Fi antennas. You will also discover just how easy a cyber criminal could break into your own network. Furthermore, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of wireless attacks and wired equivalent privacy. After understanding how a hacker thinks and performs an attack, you will instantly be able to better defend your own network from hackers. You will learn the importance of security along with highly desired skills that could boost your career. How would you like to land a job that pays you to ethically hack and perform penetration tests from your very own house? 

Do you value the privacy of your own home network? Imagine the comforting feeling that your network is more secure from wireless attacks because you know how to test the strength of your own wireless network using the amazing skills that you learned in this course. Act now to protect your wealth before it is too late and you become victim to another attack.

This course covers a broad range of Wi-Fi hacking and security. This course is divided into the 6 main sections listed below:

1) Course Introduction

  • Course overview and summary
  • What you will learn
  • How you can boost your career

2) Your Hacking Lab Environment

  • Kali Linux 2.0
  • Hard drive install
  • Bootable CDs
  • Live bootable USBs
  • Virtual machines
  • VMware
  • VirtualBox

3) Wireless Technology & Wi-Fi Antennas

  • Wireless antennas
  • Wi-Fi antennas: Gain, Direction, Polarization, Performance
  • Directional antennas
  • Semi-directional antennas
  • Omni-directional antennas
  • Yagi antennas
  • Parabolic grid antennas
  • Dish antennas
  • Panel antennas
  • Patch antennas
  • Sector antennas
  • Dipole antennas
  • Types of wireless networks
  • Point-to-point networks
  • Point-to-multi-point networks
  • Wireless mesh networks
  • Wardriving
  • Warwalking
  • Warflying
  • Wi-Fi regulations
  • Wi-Fi safety concerns

4) Hacking Wi-Fi

  • Hacking WiFi Methods
  • Hacking with Nmap & Wifite

5) Hacking Wi-Fi Demonstrations

  • WEP Cracking
  • Aircrack-ng
  • Airmon-ng
  • Airodump-ng
  • Aireplay-ng
  • Wifite
  • Injection tests
  • Spoofing MAC addresses
  • Capturing Initialization Vectors (IVs)
  • Fake authentication requests
  • Injecting ARP requests
  • Cracking passwords
  • Connecting to Wi-Fi
  • Manual vs automated hacking
  • Penetration testing
  • Nmap
  • Ping sweeps
  • Service version detection
  • Operating System (OS) detection
  • Changing router settings

6) Securing Your Wi-Fi Network

  • Your Wi-Fi router password
  • Firmware
  • Network monitoring tools
  • DHCP vs Static IP addresses
  • MAC address filtering
  • Remote access
  • SSIDs
  • Increasing and decreasing broadcasting power
  • WEP vs WPA vs WPA2
  • TKIP vs AES
  • Recommended Wi-Fi settings

Note: The word "hacking" used in this course refers to ethical hacking and does not promote any illegal activity.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in expanding their security knowledge
  • Individuals wanting to learn wireless ethical hacking
  • Anyone interested in learning wireless network penetration testing
  • Anyone looking to start or further their career in security
  • Security Enthusiasts
  • Ethical Hackers
  • Anyone wanting to learn how a hacker could attack their Wi-Fi network
  • Anyone wanting to secure their own wireless network
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Curriculum For This Course
32 Lectures
Course Introduction
3 Lectures 07:28

What You Will Learn

How You Can Boost Your Career
Your Hacking Lab Environment
2 Lectures 08:15
Kali Linux

VMware & Virtual Box
Wireless Technology & Wi-Fi Antennas
8 Lectures 19:33
Wireless Antennas

Wi-Fi Antennas: Gain, Direction, Polarization, Performance

Directional Antennas

Semi-Directional Antennas

Omni-Directional Antennas

Types of Wireless Networks


Wi-Fi Regulations & Safety
Hacking Wi-Fi
2 Lectures 10:16
Hacking Wi-Fi Methods

Hacking with Nmap & Wifite
Hacking Wi-Fi Demonstrations
11 Lectures 50:53
Aircrack-ng, Airmon-ng, Airodump-ng, & Aireplay-ng

Injection Test & Spoofing Your MAC Address

Common Mistakes (Not Collecting Enough IVs)

Collecting Initialization Vectors (IVs) with Airodump-ng

Fake Authentication with Aireplay-ng

Injecting ARP Requests with Aireplay-ng

Accessing Wi-Fi Router Settings

Hacking Wi-Fi with 11 Keystrokes
Securing Your Wi-Fi Network
6 Lectures 13:09

DHCP vs Static IPs & MAC Addresses

Your SSID & Broadcasting Power

WEP vs WPA vs WPA2 & TKIP vs AES


WPA2 & Recommended Settings
About the Instructor
Pen Test Courses
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Computer Security Training with You in mind

PenTestCourses was created to teach security topics so you can better defend against hackers. People often do not take security serious because they do not know how easy it can be to circumvent security controls. PenTestCourses hopes to teach people how to better secure their own computers and networks, along with teaching them the skills they need if they want to make a career as a network penetration tester.

PenTestCourses' instructor has multiple industry certifications including the CompTIA Security+ and EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), has instructed security training for an international security training company, and currently works as a penetration tester / vulnerability management engineer for a Fortune 100 company.