Use of KRACK Attack to Obtain Sensitive Information

  • Luis Felipe Epia Realpe
  • Octavio José Salcedo Parra
  • Julio Barón Velandia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11005)


This project presents an implementation of the recent KRACK attack for hacking WPA2 networks and obtaining sensitive information such as passwords, credit card numbers, messages, pages visited by the victim, etc., this attack works against any current modem, and depending on the operating system, and configuration of the network, you can inject or modify information. This project will show its operation for a Linux operating system laptop that connects to a Wi-Fi network encrypted with WPA2 protocol, and you will obtain sensitive information through KRACK attacks. Additionally, it will explain how to identify if you are being victim of this attack.


WPA2 Network security Hacking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Felipe Epia Realpe
    • 1
  • Octavio José Salcedo Parra
    • 1
    • 2
  • Julio Barón Velandia
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringUniversidad Nacional de ColombiaBogotá D.C.Colombia
  2. 2.Faculty of EngineeringUniversidad Distrital “Francisco José de Caldas”Bogotá D.C.Colombia

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