Re: Detecting intruders wirelessly...
- From: jbraly@xxxxxxxxx
- Date: 3 Oct 2005 13:10:57 -0700
thansk for the replies guys...
not looking to catch smart guys... mostly dumb kids who will just try
to connect... is there a "for dummies" way to detect possible
Jeff Liebermann wrote:
> On 3 Oct 2005 11:03:51 -0700, jbraly@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >Is there a program out in the great wide world that can detect when
> >people try to connect to my wireless network?
> Linux, MacIntosh, Unix, or Windoze?
> >for example, if i had a neighbor (FOR EXAMPLE only) that was trying to
> >crack my WEP or just trying to simply connect to my wireless internet,
> >woudl a program be out there that would alert me?
> It won't detect a WEP cracker. That's done by sniffing your wireless
> traffic and recovering the WEP key from the captured traffic. Since
> that does NOT require a connection to your system, you can't detect
> it. However, if they succeed in cracking your WEP key, and connect to
> your system, any of the wireless intrusion detection systems should
> If Windoze see:
> >thanks in advance, sorry if it is a dumb question...
> There are no dumb questions. However, it would be nice to know what
> hardware and software you have availiable to do this.
> Jeff Liebermann jeffl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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