Do you want to build your own ESP8266 Deauther? Here is the official installation guide for using Arduino IDE.
About the Project
The ESP8266 Deauther is a popular open-source pen-testing tool. You can test your own WiFi network against the common denial-of-service vulnerability called deauthentication attack. You can also use it to create the appearance of a lot of WiFi networks that are not really there to learn and experiment with WiFi.
And the best part, all you need is an ESP8266! Not sure which one to get? We made a post about development boards we recommend: https://blog.spacehuhn.com/recommended-deuther-boards/
Before you can go and install the ESP8266 Deauther, make sure to have downloaded the project and the Arduino IDE.
- Download and install Arduino IDE: https://www.arduino.cc/en/software
- Download ESP8266 Deauther Firmware: https://github.com/SpacehuhnTech/esp8266_deauther/archive/v2.zip
Follow these steps
- Extract the ESP8266 Deauther zip you downloaded
- Go into the
esp8266_deautherfolder and open
esp8266_deauther.inowith Arduino IDE
- In Arduino IDE, go to
Preferencesand add this URL to the
Additional Boards Manager URLs:
- Now go to
Boards Manager, search
Deauther ESP8266 Boards
- Select your board at
Boardand be sure it is at
Deauther ESP8266 Boards(and not at
- Plugin your Deauther and select its COM port at
- Press upload
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