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Re: Wifi Security
* [email protected] (Stephen J. Wilcox) [Mon 21 Nov 2005, 16:07 CET]:
It's *wireless*! You can just sit and sniff traffic, no need to play ARP games to redirect traffic to you.On Mon, 21 Nov 2005, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:Why would you even need to set up an AP? Why not just sit and sniff traffic? Gets you the _exact_ same information.
heres some fun, next time you're at nanog or your favourite geek conference, just run 'tcpdump -w - -s1500 -nn|strings|grep -i password' and be prepared to hit scroll lock ;)I've visited conferences where the wireless LAN was deemed "secure" by the organisation because they had outlawed sniffers.