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Re: Wifi Security

  • From: Gadi Evron
  • Date: Mon Nov 21 11:00:30 2005

[email protected] wrote:
* [email protected] (Stephen J. Wilcox) [Mon 21 Nov 2005, 16:07 CET]:

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.
man in the middle is easier if you are the gateway, no need
to steal arp

It's *wireless*! You can just sit and sniff traffic, no need to play ARP games to redirect traffic to you.
*Active* attacks are facilitated by rogue APs and arp spoofing.

Exactly! It can't be put in any other terms... However, I believe the point he was trying to make was that there are other attacks as well.