WarDriving: Drive, Detect, Defend

WarDriving: Drive, Detect, Defend

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The practice of WarDriving is a unique combination of hobby, sociological research, and security assessment. The act of driving or walking through urban areas with a wireless-equipped laptop to map both protected and un-protected wireless networks has sparked intense debate amongst lawmakers, security professionals, and the telecommunications industry. This first ever book on WarDriving is written from the inside perspective of those who have created the tools that make WarDriving possible and those who gather, analyze, and maintain data on all secured and open wireless access points in very major, metropolitan area worldwide. These insiders also provide the information to secure your wireless network before it is exploited by criminal hackers. * Provides the essential information needed to protect and secure wireless networks * Written from the inside perspective of those who have created the tools for WarDriving and those who gather, maintain and analyse data on wireless networks * This is the first book to deal with the hot topic of WarDrivingAccessing Wireless Networks Using the Direct Approach in Windows In order to access a wireless network with a default ... The Wireless Zero Configuration Service starts by default in Windows XP; however, installing some programs can anbsp;...

Title:WarDriving: Drive, Detect, Defend
Author:Chris Hurley
Publisher:Syngress - 2004-04-02


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