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We are very glad to tell you: from now no we have a better choice – Xiaopan OS (relative to the combination of CDlinux + minidwep) for cracking the wireless network WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) /WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)/WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access)/WPA2 encrypted passwords.
I have to admit that the CDlinux + minidwep released has a too big file size (149 MB), which is not easy to be shared or spread over the Internet. Even more unfortunately, the version of minidwep in the CDlinux + minidwep package is outdated. Although a new version is not always necessary for most wireless network cards’ cores, at least it can bring us much feature, reliability and even hope for cracking wireless passwords, isn’t it?
Xiaopan OS (I mean the classic v0.4.7.2), with only half size of the CDlinux + minidwep, includes a number of advanced and powerful hacking tools (Inflator, Reaver, Aircrack-ng, Minidwep GTK, XFE, wifite and feeding bottle) used for penetrating WPA / WPA2 / WPS / WEP wireless networks (and always the latest versions), which is based on the Tiny Core Linux (TCL). In short, summarizing the meaning of XiaoPan OS with few words is that it is born for wireless cracking only!
In the same way, Xiaopan OS does not require typing Linux commands because of its friendly graphical user interface (GUI). It enables users to install it on a hard drive partition (as a complete Linux OS), a bootable USB flash drive or just run it in a virtual machine.
Now that it’s so handy and easy to start, here AppNee just made a short demo video (showed you a full cracking tutorial to a randomly targeted wireless network around my place) – without text or phonetic explanation. Hope you can understand it to some extent.
// Illustrations & Tips //
Just beginning, no hurry:
3 seconds/pin is already too fast, for the “sensitive” TP-LINK series of routers, I worry about this is too much. But this time we just do not think so much:
WARNING: Failed to associate with XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX (ESSID: TP-LINK)…. This kind of error message is all right, just a temporary interruption, what we need to do is to stop now and wait a few minutes or longer time to continue to try:
Eventually, we went back where we left (Tips: for Reaver, as long as you do not reboot the OS, the Wi-Fi hacking/cracking progress is sequential all the time, so never mind whether that’s interrupted):
Most often, the progress’s display is not accurate, and shows you a surprise in most cases:
Done! We only care the PSK field:
AppNee suggest you’d better backup the whole minidwep folder under tmp folder (the log files inside are very useful):
But this folder does not allow to be copied directly (because of the resource occupation). Anyhow, we can package it:
Then move it to any place you like:
On Windows, I still like to use LogViewer Pro to view various log files:
*** All images in bigger size can be saved by right-clicking!
// Key Features //
- Based on Tiny Core Linux
- 69.1 MB ISO file size
- Wireless cracking tools included: Minidwep, Aircrack, Inflator, Reaver, Feeding Bottle, Wifite
- Runnable in virtual machines: Parallels Desktop/VMware Workstation/VirtualBox
- Runnable from Live CD/DVD/USB
- Compatible with Universal USB Installer/Yumi Boot/LiLi USB Creator (or any other Live USB creators)
- Designed for both beginners & experts
// System Requirements //
- Compatible with Windows / Linux / Mac
- Recommended minimum requirements: Pentium 2 or better, 128mb of ram + some swap
- Recommended: Wireless USB network card that supports monitor mode and injection
- Supported cards include RTL8187L, RT3070, AR9271 and many more….
// Prompts //
The compatibility and stability of the latest version 6.4.1 of Xiaopan OS are all much worse than the classic v0.4.7.2 Final version! So, as of this writing, the best version of Xiaopan OS is still v0.4.7.2.
// Related Links //
- How to install XiaoPan OS in virtual machines
- How to run XiaoPan OS from USB
- Useful Linux Commands for wireless network cracking
- How to Crack WPS Using Minidwep-gtk (text tutorial)
- The difference between WPS, WPA, WPA2, WEP
// Download URLs //
|v6.4.1 (just new number)||164 MB|
|v0.5 B2 Final||77.6 MB|
|v0.4.7.2 Final||69.1 MB|