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Capturing wireless traffic using airport

On my MacBook, I use airport for capturing the wireless traffic for various purposes like discovering weak passwords on access points. You can make a symlink to airport or you can make an alias in your ‘~/.bash_profile’. I use an alias: aelius@macbook:~$ sudo ln -s /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/airport /usr/local/bin/ Quick test (performing a wireless scan): aelius@macbook:~$ airport…