Kali Linux 2017.1 Security OS Brings Wireless Injection Attacks to 802.11 AC

Prominent new features of Kali Linux 2017.1 include the implementation of drivers for RTL8812AU wireless chipsets, bringing wireless injection attacks to the 802.11 AC standard, apparently for the first time in an ethical hacking OS. Users can install the driver by running the “sudo apt install realtek-rtl88xxau-dkms” command. Support for Nvidia CUDA GPU cracking was streamlined in the Kali Linux 2017.1 release, which means that ethical hacker can now take full advantage Nvidia graphics cards when using tools like Pyrit and Hashcat. Taking about GPU support, Kali Linux 2017.1 brings CUDA GPU cracking to Amazon’s AWS and Microsoft Azure.