A short while ago, we packaged and pushed out a few important wireless penetration testing tool updates for reaver, aircrack-ng and pixiewps into Kali’s repository. These new additions and updates are fairly significant, and may even change your wireless attack workflows. Pixiewps is a tool used for offline brute forcing of WPS pins, while exploiting the low or non-existing entropy of some wireless access points also known as the pixie dust attack….
Vulnerability scanning is a crucial phase of a penetration test, and having an updated vulnerability scanner in your security toolkit can often make a real difference by helping you discover overlooked vulnerable items. For this reason, we’ve manually packaged the latest and newly released OpenVAS 8.0 tool and libraries for Kali Linux. Although nothing major has changed in this release in terms of running the vulnerability scanner, we wanted to give a quick overview on how to get it up and running.