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Yes. This is why it was not described as "jam-proof". However, it just so happens that transmitting powerful RF waves across the entire RF spectrum is a) very, very power intensive (like "you can't do this outside of a fixed installation near a dedicated power plant"-type power intensive), b) ruins your own systems as well, and c) makes you an excellent ...


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If they know the SSID and the password then yes they can create a rogue AP that your PC will connect to. As to the possibility of a "hack", there is a provision in Windows (and a similar feature in other OSes) to designate certain networks as trusted or untrusted. This causes the local firewall to choose looser or more strict settings, respectively. It is ...


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This May not be the answer but it won't let me comment. Sounds like you are concerning about if unauthorized person had access to your network, and according to that you, you trying to Filter MAC Addresses If I am correct, To maybe secure your network? this won't solve your issue as Filtering is not a security feature! MAC (Media Access Control) or ...


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An attacker with admin access to your wifi router can install a firmware "update" that contains any number of nasty things, such as a back-door for shell access or a secret password that will always allow access. Real life example: The DNSChanger trojan configured a rogue DNS server that would direct all of your advertising traffic to the DNSChanger team's ...


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Everything you send over the network is visible to anyone near you. Even if they do use MAC filtering, it doesn't help -- with no encryption on the network, you're broadcasting every packet in the clear over radio. Any wifi card capable of monitor mode can record everything you send. As André mentioned in comments, this is also potentially vulnerable to ...


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WPS does not seem to be a well implemented technology. If you reverse engineer the firmware, you may find that the algorithm is MAC based, etc (such as in the case of some D-Link Routers or Belkin). It also looks like in many cases that implementation weaknesses also permit brute forcing (also see CERT VU#723755) to be done easily. This is supposedly open ...


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You are assuming that the purpose of a fake AP is to collect the password of the real AP. That is incorrect. The purpose of the fake AP is to get the target's password to websites, like their email, bank, etc. You disconnect the target from the real AP, connect them to you (without password), then as they go to their websites, you "sniff" their credentials. ...


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Bonding two channels to the same AP is done. But you want to take it one big step further. You could perhaps do something of the kind using two wireless cards, two separate ESSIDs and some fancy footwork at kernel level (not all OSes would be able to do that), using bonding; or, even more complicated, by using two WiFi chips on a card that would simulate a ...


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Orthogonal Spread Spectrum Waveforms are more commonly known as Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum when working in the digital domain. Directly jamming such signals is very hard. You need to use a PN sequence very close (short hamming distance) to the one used to spread the original signal. Raw power is insufficient to jam the signal. If your PN sequence is ...


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While your phone is connected to the Wifi it will be subject to DHCP requests in order to maintain a connection. So while your mobile device is connected to the router it will periodically send & receive ARP packets. It is likely that it would also respond to other simple requests, such as ping from other devices, network discovery from other machines ...


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There are a few ways that you can detect if you are a victim of a MITM attack, where the attacker has the ability divert traffic and/or to create bogus certificates from a trusted CA. In the case where you are connecting to a host that you've previously connected to, certificate pinning can be used. With certificate pinning, your client stores the ...


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Based on the timestamps (1min 46sec & ~15min gaps between events), this is not a DDoS. This is about par for random DoS attempts against an exposed device on the Internet, such as your Netgear router. A DDoS would show many events flooding in at the same time... you would get lots of logged events per second, or at the very least hundreds per minute.


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An open type WiFi connection is unencrypted and insecure by all means. Anyone can easily steal / monitor your data by sniffing packets in transit between your device and the wireless router hub /access point using many of the freely available packet sniffers. Unless you're using TLS, any and all data is in the clear for anyone to intercept and monitor. The ...



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