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A wifi pineapple can broadcast multiple SSIDs at once. The only vector I see would be akin bruteforcing SSIDs, by sending large amount of different SSIDs until one your phone uses matches. I doubt this is practical.


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tcpdump will dump all IP packets captured from the network you are currently connected to. According to your explanation and elements, you have make the interface up but you did not connect to any Wifi network: no network, no network packet to capture, so no tcpdump output, it's all simple as that. You must first connect to an Access Point, then you can ...


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I believe the term you are looking for is "pivoting" https://www.offensive-security.com/metasploit-unleashed/pivoting/ And the breach you are thinking of is likely the highly publicized Target breach: http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/19/target-confirms-point-of-sale-data-breach-announces-it-exposed-40-million-credit-card-numbers/ Or the even older TJ Maxx ...


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It is not a security risk if you are able to read your own WiFi key since whether you are running Windows or UNIX like operating systems, there are many ways, including through a GUI, to get it if you are connected to your hotspot at least once. If you are worried about security then you can log to your router and change the default password that comes ...


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The network you've set up uses pre-shared secret authentication. If you're already on the network, then you know the password so seeing it in plain-text isn't that much of a big deal. In most enterprise environments, they use 802.1x authentication so there's not much to be worried about. Could I access the password of wireless networks as they are ...


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you should change your hostname too btw this bash script can be useful (macchanger should be installed): echo "" echo "THIS SCRIPT WILL SET A RANDOM HOSTNAME AND" echo "RENEW YOUR I.P. WITH A RANDOM MAC ADDRESS" echo "" echo "" echo "TO ABORT PRESS: Ctrl+c" echo "" echo "PRESS ENTER TO CONTINUE: " read enter sleep 0.25 clear sleep 0.5 #Get Random String ...


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You could sniff the network for traffic and change your network configuration to an active machine(i.e. MAC address): # ifconfig wlan0 down # ifconfig wlan0 hw ether DE:AD:66:55:12:34 <== sniffed MAC # ifconfig wlan0 up assuming wlan0 is your wireless network interface. On Windows you can do something like this. Now there should be two work stations ...


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No. The "WPA key" (actually PSK) is never sent to or from the AP. The client and server both independently generate the PSK from the passphrase and SSID. As part of the handshake the client and server will both encrypt data with the PSK and send it to the other entity. That data is used to create the session key for encrypting all subsequent data between ...


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It depends on what you mean by "wireless phone at home": GSM phone - then yes, all transmission between your phone and GSM station is encrypted DECT phone - then partially: all wireless transmission between the phone and its base station is encrypted, however neighbours can plug into your analogue, unencrypted phone cable cheap no-name wireless phone - it ...



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