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Re: Wifi Security

  • From: Christian Kuhtz
  • Date: Mon Nov 21 10:43:01 2005

On Nov 21, 2005, at 10:36 AM, Niels Bakker wrote:

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.
That line of thinking is unfortunately not unique to outlawing sniffers ;-)..