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Fuxion logo

Fluxion is the future of MITM WPA attacks

Fluxion is a security auditing and social-engineering research tool. It is a remake of linset by vk496 with (hopefully) fewer bugs and more functionality. The script attempts to retrieve the WPA/WPA2 key from a target access point by means of a social engineering (phishing) attack. It's compatible with the latest release of Kali (rolling). Fluxion's attacks' setup is mostly manual, but experimental auto-mode handles some of the attacks' setup parameters. Read the FAQ before requesting issues.

If you need quick help, fluxion is also available on gitter. You can talk with us on Gitter or on Discord.


Read here before you do the following steps.
Download the latest revision

git clone

# Or if you prefer https 

git clone

Switch to tool's directory

cd fluxion 

Run fluxion (missing dependencies will be auto-installed)


Fluxion is also available in arch

cd bin/arch

or using the blackarch repo

pacman -S fluxion

πŸ“œ Changelog

Fluxion gets weekly updates with new features, improvements, and bugfixes. Be sure to check out the changelog here.

:octocat: How to contribute

All contributions are welcome! Code, documentation, graphics, or even design suggestions are welcome; use GitHub to its fullest. Submit pull requests, contribute tutorials or other wiki content -- whatever you have to offer, it'll be appreciated but please follow the style guide.

πŸ“– How it works

  • Scan for a target wireless network.

  • Launch the Handshake Snooper attack.

  • Capture a handshake (necessary for password verification).

  • Launch Captive Portal attack.

  • Spawns a rogue (fake) AP, imitating the original access point.

  • Spawns a DNS server, redirecting all requests to the attacker's host running the captive portal.

  • Spawns a web server, serving the captive portal which prompts users for their WPA/WPA2 key.

  • Spawns a jammer, deauthenticating all clients from original AP and luring them to the rogue AP.

  • All authentication attempts at the captive portal are checked against the handshake file captured earlier.

  • The attack will automatically terminate once a correct key has been submitted.

  • The key will be logged and clients will be allowed to reconnect to the target access point.

  • For a guide to the Captive Portal attack, read the Captive Portal attack guide

❗ Requirements

A Linux-based operating system. We recommend Kali Linux 2019.4. An external wifi card is recommended.

Verify commits

Now, every commit should be signed. You can verify the signator using git-verify-commit [commit].

Contributor GPG key id
deltaxflux 40EAE3B9D0FBCE9C

:octocat: Credits

  1. l3op - contributor
  2. dlinkproto - contributor
  3. vk496 - developer of linset
  4. Derv82 - @Wifite/2
  5. Princeofguilty - @webpages and @buteforce
  6. Photos for wiki @
  7. Ons Ali @wallpaper
  8. PappleTec @sites
  9. MPX4132 - Fluxion V3
  10. usama7628674 - contributor


  • Authors do not own the logos under the /attacks/Captive Portal/sites/ directory. Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research.

  • The usage of Fluxion for attacking infrastructures without prior mutual consent could be considered an illegal activity and is highly discouraged by its authors/developers. It is the end user's responsibility to obey all applicable local, state and federal laws. Authors assume no liability and are not responsible for any misuse or damage caused by this program.


  • Beware of sites pretending to be related with the Fluxion Project. These may be delivering malware.

  • Use Parrot OS for Less Errors.

  • For WN722n V2/V3 VISIT -

  • Fluxion DOES NOT WORK on Linux Subsystem For Windows 10, because the subsystem doesn't allow access to network interfaces. Any Issue regarding the same would be Closed Immediately

Fluxion website: