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 Seven Security Problems of 802.11 Wireless

O'Reilly brings us: Seven Security Problems of 802.11 Wireless.

"However, the information needed to join a network is also the information needed to launch an attack on a network. Beacon frames are not processed by any privacy functions, which means that your 802.11 network and its parameters are available for anybody with an 802.11 card. "War drivers" have used high-gain antennas and software to log the appearance of Beacon frames and associate them with a geographic location using GPS."

 (Submitted by Noel Wed May 29, 2002 )


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