Using Hashcat for WPA2 Passwords

Commands, wordlists, and references for trying to find WPA2 passwords on an M1 Max MacBook Pro.

Start With a Solid Wordlist

Installing Hashcat (M1 Max)

brew install hcxtools
brew install hashcat

Example Commands

hcxpcapngtool -o hash.hc22000 expl_wifi_ssid_20ce947.pcap
hashcat -m 22000 hash.hc22000 Top29Million-probable-v2.7z
hashcat -m 22000 hash.hc22000 cracked.txt.gz
hashcat -m 22000 hash.hc22000 -r rules/best64.rule cracked.txt.gz

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