Category Archives: Wireless Security

The Wardriving Experiment – Part 2

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The following is the continuation for “The Wardriving Experiment – Part 1“. To recap…I decided to setup a little wardriving experiment to really get an idea on how many people are still using WEP to secure their wireless access points. I also wanted to find out if people still setup a wireless network without encryption. Results in the following article are from a medium populated suburban neighborhood near a large city.

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Hacking West Edmonton Mall

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Found this post over at the Defcon forums…RenderMan did a wireless audit of West Edmonton Mall (located in Canada) which is one of the largest malls in the world. RenderMan details his assessment of the 200+ wireless networks and devices…including a separate review of Bluetooth devices found.
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Steal Schneier’s Wifi

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I was in total dismay when I read the recent commentary by known security expert Bruce Schneier about how he leaves his home wireless network open..yes, meaning no encryption..wide open free wifi generously donated to the neighborhood by Bruce. While I understand some of the points he was trying to make I started to really think more about this idea after reading two articles on Bruce’s decision.
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