In this article I’m going to teach you how to do ARP poisoning attack on same WiFi networks. before that we should know two things
- What is ARP protocol?
- What is ARP poisoning?
What is ARP protocol?
ARP (Address Resolution Protocol ) is a protocol that allows network connections to reach specific devices on the network. ARP converts IP (Internet Protocol) addresses to MAC (Media Access Control) addresses and vice versa. In most cases, devices use ARP to communicate with routers or gateways, which can be used to connect to the Internet.
The host maintains an ARP cache, a mapping table between IP addresses and MAC addresses, and uses it to connect to destinations on the network. If the host does not know the MAC address of a specific IP address, it will send an ARP query packet to ask other computers on the network for the corresponding MAC address
The design of ARP does not consider security, so it does not verify whether the response to the ARP request is indeed from the authorised party. It also enables hosts to accept ARP responses even if they have never sent a request. This is a loophole in the ARP protocol, which opens the door to ARP spoofing attacks
What is ARP Poisoning?
ARP poisoning, also known as ARP spoofing , is a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack that allows an attacker to intercept communications between network devices. The working principle of the attack is as follows:
- The attacker must have access to the network. They analyze the network to find the IP addresses of at least two devices-such as workstations and routers.
- Attackers use spoofing tools such as Arpspoof or Driftnet to send fake ARP responses.
- The solid responses market it that the best MAC deal with for each IP addresses, belonging to the router and computing device, is the attacker’s MAC deal with. This fools each router and computing device to connect with the attacker’s machine, in preference to to each other.
- The two devices update their ARP cache entries and then communicate with the attacker instead of directly communicating with each other.
- The attacker is now secretly in the middle of all communications
Once the attacker succeeds in an ARP spoofing attack, they can
- Forward the communication as it is-the attacker can monitor the packets and steal the data unless they are transmitted over an encrypted channel (such as HTTPS).
- Perform session hijacking-if an attacker obtains a session ID, they can access the user’s currently logged-in account.
- Change the link, for example, send a malicious file or website to the workstation.
- Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) : Attackers can specify the MAC address of the server they want to use for the DDoS attack, instead of their own computer. If they do this to a large number of IPs, the target server will be bombarded by traffic.
Why ARP poisoning is possible?
- Clients accept responses even if they did not send a request
- Clients trust response without any form of verification
How to do ARP Poisoning?
First we need to update our device completely so type this below command on your terminal
sudo apt-get update
Now we need to install bettercap tool on our device so type this below command on your terminal this command will help you to install bettercap tool.
sudo apt-get install bettercap
Once you install bettercap tool on your device just type this below command on your linux. this command will help you to know the usage.
Now you execute bettercap tool on your linux so type this below command on your terminal
sudo bettercap -iface wlan0
Now you type help command on your bettercap terminal that command will show usage option see this below image.
You can use any modules on bettercap all modules are sniffing some other information about victim. Now you think how to use this module but you don’t think much more because it’s very easy for an example if you use http.proxy module means just type this below command on your bettercap termiinal this command will show usage option.
Now I use http.proxy module so i start this module see this below image.
once on http.proxy type help command on bettercap terminal that will show this module running or not
you can use any parameter to get more information about that module for an example see thi below image
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