Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Download reaver.apk

A search for "telecharger reaver.apk" was observed.

Like many other so-called "Penetration" tools, not many are available for the Android platform.

Reaver-wps was a tool developed to perform "brute-force" attacks on wireless routers that had been secured using the WPS encryption option that used to be popular on many wireless routers.

This vulnerability was expanded by Stefan Viehböck on his blog .braindump - here is quotes research peforrmed on WPS protected systems. He, and the Google Code page for reaver, make reference to this as a pdf that is supposed to explain the attack.

However, there is an admission: "On average Reaver will recover the target AP's plain text WPA/WPA2 passphrase in 4-10 hours". This is for a now seldomly used WPS protected access point and on a regular computer, not an Android device.

The reaver.apk or reaver-wps.apk , if they existed, would not present a security risk to computer users.

There are some Android developers that claim to have written such apps. SWifis, Wireless Reaver and Buckynet WifiReaver.

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