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Here is something interesting from Bruce Schneier's blog: Many wireless keyboards have a security vulnerability that allow someone to hack the computer using the keyboard-computer link. (Technical details here.) An attacker can launch the attack from up to 100 meters away. The attacker is able to take control of the target computer, without ...


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Most places that provide free WiFi just don't care about security, and they want to make it as easy as possible for customers to connect. Since users of such open WiFi by-and-large don't care about security either, there's not much pressure for them to change that mentality. However it's not really as difficult to secure such a network as others here have ...


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This is happening because your AP is able to filter out the MAC address and block it after an x amount of requests. What you need to do is to change the MAC address every x requests so the router won't be able to lock you out. Use reaver mac address changer: Reaver -i mon0 -c x -b xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx -vv --mac=vv:vv:vv:vv:vv:vv Warning: This might crash your ...


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Promiscuous mode just means your (Wireless) Network Interface Card (NIC) looks at all packets it hears, not just ones addressed to it (with its own MAC address). With no encryption, promiscuous mode on wifi will only capture packets on the SSID that you have joined (and ignore packets on other wifi SSIDs). With encryption (WPA2), in promiscuous mode your ...



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