How to Hack Wi-Fi: Cracking WPA2 Passwords Using the New PMKID Hashcat Attack

Cracking the password for WPA2 networks has been roughly the same for many years, but a new attack requires less interaction and information than previous techniques and has the added advantage of being able to target access points with no one connected. This new attack against the PMKID uses Hashcat to crack WPA passwords and allows hackers to find networks with weak passwords more easily.
The Old Way to Crack WPA2 Passwords
The old way of cracking WPA2 has been along quite some time and involves momentarily disconnecting a connected device from the access point we want to try to crack… more