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What is ARP? [Information]

 Since I've explained now how to get Backtrack 5, if you're still not on Linux then go install it now before all the fun stuff starts! As for today's post I'll be explaining an important part about netsec: Address Resolution Protocol. Understanding ARP, or Address Resolution Protocol, is a key part in understanding how networks communicate.

Beginning networking in Ubuntu [Linux]

Since I'm trying to cover all the basics first so new users can jump right in to later topics by just reading these and the other posts I've released and *hopefully* gain and understanding of the most basic Linux commands and functions. Each command listed below I will attempt to describe the basis for it's name, what it's acronym stands for (if necessary), the basic uses of it, a few more advanced uses of it, and any other information I (or any commentators!) see useful.

[OLD] Cracking WEP/WPA/2 networks with Aircrack-ng [Linux]

Now that you have hopefully installed the Aircrack-ng suite and familiarized yourself with some basic Linux commands, we can start cracking WEP and WPA1/2 networks to see the differences in securi ty  Wired Equivalent Privacy  (WEP) and Wi-fi Protected Access (WPA) provide.