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Post-Connection Attacks

All the attacks that we performed in the pre-connection and gaining access section, we weren't connected to a network. In this section, we are going to be talking about post-connection attack that means the attacks that we can do after connecting to the network. Now, it doesn't matter that the network is a wireless or a wired network and it doesn't matter that the target was using the WEP or WPA key, we can launch all of the attacks that we're going to talk about in this section.

In all the previous attacks, we kept our wireless card in monitor mode, so that we could capture any packet that goes in the air. In this section, we're going to use our wireless card in managed mode because we have access to the network, so we really don't need to capture everything, we only want to capture packets that are directed to us.

In this section, we're going to look at the attacks that can perform when we break through the network. Firstly, we're going to use a tool netdiscover to gather all the important information about the network, and that information will help us to launch attacks. It is used to explore all the clients that are connected to a system. After this, we will learn a tool called Zenmap. This tool has a better interface and is more powerful than netdiscover. This tool is used to gather detailed information about all of the clients connected to the same network.

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