Guide to install AirCrack-ng on Mac OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion in 5 simple steps.
What is Aircrack ?
Aircrack-ng is a network software suite consisting of a detector, packet sniffer, WEP and WPA/WPA2-PSK cracker and analysis tool for 802.11 wireless LANs. It works with any wireless network interface controller whose driver supports raw monitoring mode and can sniff 802.11a, 802.11b and 802.11g traffic. The program runs under Linux and Windows; the Linux version has been ported to the Zaurusand Maemo platforms, and a proof-of-concept port has been made to the iPhone.
Instructions to install AirCrack-ng on Mac
1. Download and install Xcode
Xcode Information – Apple Developer Website
Download Link – Mac App Store / Developer Website
2.Download Xcode Command Line Tools
Developer Website – Link
To install the tools, go to the Downloads tab within the Xcode Preferences menu and click “Install” next to the Command Line Tools entry.
3. Download and install MacPorts
The MacPorts Project is an open-source community initiative to design an easy-to-use system for compiling, installing, and upgrading either command-line, X11 or Aqua based open-source software on the Mac OS X operating system. To that end we provide the command-line driven MacPorts software package under a BSD License, and through it easy access to thousands of ports that greatly simplify the task of compiling and installing open-source software on your Mac.
Download – Link
4. Open Terminal and Update Mac Ports
sudo port -v selfupdate
5. Install AirCrack-ng
sudo port install aircrack-ng