Questions tagged [wifi]

Security for 802.11 wireless networks.

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Can it be traced that I connected to wifi after I have disconnected?

Yesterday I connected to the wifi at a friends house through my cellphone. After I have disconnected, can it ever be traced that I used the wifi?
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How do I use driftnet without hacking?

I want to see which images are being sent through the air using my wifi and foreign wifi. How do I do that without cracking WPA(2) but just filtering out the unencrypted packages using windows or kali ...
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Did Someone Hack into My Computer Using WiFi?

I had a laptop offline. Hasn't been online for months. I booted it up, only to find my password didn't work. Couldn't log on. Then I noticed my laptop Wifi switch was on. (The laptop was bought ...
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Get PMK from Handshake

Is there a way to get the PMK from a .cap file containing the 4-way-handshake of a wifi network. I want to get it to compare it with a long list containing pre-compiled PMKs
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Can I start off Cyber Safety seminar by stunning the audience, like getting into their phone's Wifi/Bluetooth to access a folder and show them? [closed]

I am delivering a lecture on Cyber-safety Basics. I want to start off a lecture by involving the audience to get their attention. Example: I want to ask everyone to connect their cell phones to a ...
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Aircrack-ng Windows 10 with USB WiFi in Promiscuous mode

I have seen many tutorials and lessons about how to use aircrack-ng suite in Linux. Can I use this suite in Windows 10? If so, from where can I download binaries safely? (if you google, there are ...
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Guest wifi network w/ different IP or range [closed]

How do you set up a wireless guest network with 2 routers with different ip ranges and still be able to see connected devices from internal router side. But not be able to see the internal router ...
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WPA and WPA2 Help [closed]

I'm trying to hack my own WPA and WPA2 network for learning purposes. I used A 10 characters length password with only numbers, I know if I had to create the word list file it will be Huge, So I ...
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If someone knows my wi-fi password, will he know what I am doing? [duplicate]

I just told my friend my Wi-Fi password, will he know what I am doing even though he does not connect to my home internet?
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Deauthenticate ALL wlan networks/clients in range [closed]

I need to deauthenticate all clients in all networks within the range of my wlan-adapter. Aireplay-ng allows only to focus a single network. Are there any programs or scripts i can use for this ...
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Can't Discover host's on network but myself

I'm connected to my network using a wifi usb adapter but when ever i do a scan using nmap or ettercap i can't discover any other host's but my self? What is going on. I added images of what shows up ...
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My home router has been hacked, what can I do? [closed]

My router has been hacked and all devices have had some sort of spyware installed (Don't ask me how I know this, just please take my word for it). Since they can see everything I do on my devices, ...
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Somebody got into my network and logged into my Google account [duplicate]

Somebody just signed into my network and Google account. It's from a Mac device, but I don't have any Apple devices. Also he logged into Google from my IP address. After that, I got a notification ...
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Can wifi admin watch my FaceTime stream?

Can wifi admin see what I am doing on FaceTime? I don't mean can they see I am using FaceTime, but can they intercept the actual audio or video?
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What's the best way to find the physical source of a wifi signal? [duplicate]

I'm trying to track down the owner of an offensively titled wifi network. The area is densely populated and there are many wifi networks operating. Is this possible?
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Is Wi-Fi Protected Setup still safe? [closed]

According to this paper it is cracked: http://sviehb.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/viehboeck_wps.pdf Using Reaver.
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Can a sysadmin spy on a Wifi connection? [duplicate]

Is it possible that someone who is in charge of a network serving many users, can see what site we visited? I mean, we have only one internet connection, and we used WiFi to be connected. Is it ...
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What are the disadvantages of WPA2? [closed]

What are the technical disadvantages with WPA2?
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Connect to a Wi-Fi modem without password [closed]

I want to know if I can put my laptop MAC address to my Wi-Fi router and when my Wi-Fi password changed, connect to my router without entering new password? I use TP-link router.
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Is my iPhone 6S Plus compromised? [closed]

Is it usual practice on an iPhone 6S Plus for the wifi and Bluetooth addresses to be identical except for the very last number? One ends in .44 and the other .45. I've also had a lot of weird things ...
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Home PC has been compromised remotely and even after cleaning my PC repeatedly, the problem still comes back, help please? [closed]

I'm a regular guy running two small franchise businesses with a basic understanding of computers etc, (very basic really), but I am certain my home network has been hacked and I am finding lots of new ...
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Allow security camera from China to access guest network

What are the risks that we allow security camera made in China to access our modem/router (all in one)? We granted the camera on Guest network which is the only thing we have it on. Our laptops, ...
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How to get a thorough view of wireless router's logs?

I am trying to attack my wireless router using Kali Linux for learning purposes. When I check the wireless router's logs after a successful attack, it doesn't show me the logs related to attacks which ...
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What is the weakness of WiFi attacks?

I did not come to anything after searching Google for some time. What's preventing someone from just doing an WiFi attack using AirCrack and do any kind of attack once logged on the victims network?
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How to use phone's Wifi tethering to demonstrate security vulnerabilities on phones [closed]

I am teaching a course to highschool students about computers, and I wanted to do something different for tomorrow class. I was thinking to teach them about wifi security vulnerabilities through a ...
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Why not just have the password mentioned in the SSID so public networks would be made secure?

Why not just create a network named: Starbucks_passIsHelloWorld, wouldn't that prevent the network from having some security issues? After that every user would be able to login using the password ...
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How to protect a small company?

I'm setting up a small company (~3 employees) but having about 10 High-End PCs and maybe also open Wlan for guests. The later probably within a separated LAN. How to provide this Wlan for guests so ...
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Is it possible to locate wifi routers not in your range? [closed]

For example, would it be possible for someone to sit at home, and still see broadcasting networks within a radius of lets say, 50-100miles.
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Risk of using university Wi-Fi network [duplicate]

I have lost my modem to use the internet and I am starting university next week. There is Wi-Fi available to the students in the university, but I'm worried about the risk of using it. Can other ...
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Is it safe to use public Wi-Fi networks that may be handled by non security experts? [duplicate]

I wonder if it is safe to use public WiFi in places where the WiFi router might not be managed by professionals and anybody is able to come and connect to the network with their own device. There are ...
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Wifi questions about my university wifi [duplicate]

If I use my university's wifi, what can they see when I use apps in my phone? Could they see my tumblr blogs, for example? If I was using just the tumblr app downloaded on my phone and uploading ...
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Router connected to my ethernet [duplicate]

I'm guessing that someone is bringing his router to provide wifi to his coworkers, by connecting it to a certain point on one of the 8 floors of my building, how can I know where is connected?
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Retrieve Admin Password from router [closed]

There is a way to retrieve a router admin password without hard reset? I'm loggen on LAN and know username and local ip address... TKS
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Ways to look for changes on a PC [closed]

The other day I got the password for our school's Wifi but even though that's the case, I still can't connect. So I visited the guys at my school's IT department and they said they need to borrow my ...
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What are the security impacts of securing with WEP? [closed]

At an organisation if their Wifi is secured with WEP? why is this particularly bad for the organisation/business itself, I know WEP is a weak security algorithm which easily cracked but why is this ...
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If I am an admin of a WiFi router can I learn the password when it gets change by other admin? [closed]

I have a Huawei WS319 router. The admin password is known to me and my friend. Is there any way to learn WiFi password (through automatic notification) if it gets changed in the future, given that I ...
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Personal Network Security -How can I stop getting my Laptop knocked off my Wifi? [closed]

In my neighborhood there are 26 wifi gateways and I keep switching channels. If you split all the gateways on 10 g freq channels plus the n frequency channels that still is enough for all of them. ...
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Standard algorithm for WEP key generator 64-bit [closed]

I have downloaded the following function from the internet. It's a WEP Key generator for 64-bit from a giving passphrase. and I m wondering if a such algorithm is a standard algorithm? or it's an ...
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Tools for monitoring wifi? [closed]

is there any tools in linux for : monitoring upload and download traffic host ip and mac using (that is live) device name of all users who use our wifi or local network?
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Is is possible that cheap wifi repeater contains malware? [closed]

There are lot of very cheap wifi repeater on ebay (example). Could it possible that it have malware pre-installed? Due to cheap production cost, the repeater must not have much computational ...
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Can someone who knows my IMEI number hack me if I use their Wi-Fi?

Can someone who knows my IMEI number compromise my mobile and access my social media accounts when I am connected to their Wi-Fi?
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Sniffing or DOS attacks or MIM Attack [closed]

i'm preparing my bachelor's degree, i have to chose an attack, sniffing, dos, or MIM attack, I'm a bit lost, in my project i have to find a solution, how to detect one of this attacks, If you guys may ...
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How to convert some packets in a readable format [closed]

I am looking for a tool for osx, that can convert this raw data in some readable format. Testing my wifi network, I began sniffing my packets, and ran tcpflow -i en1 -c I want to get the sniffed ...
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Legal advise concerning copyright infringement (BitTorrent) and Wi-Fi hacking [closed]

Someone has hacked into my Wi-Fi and downloaded a film, TV shows and other content over a 2 year period using BitTorrent, I am now being sued by a copyright infringement company. The TV programs as ...
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Is it possible to force a user to install an apk while connecting to my WiFi? [closed]

While user connects to my wifi network, I want to install the app on the user phone to encrypt the request. Is it possible to achieve?
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What kind of Wi-Fi security protocol does not use encryption?

I need to sniff HTTP packet over the WiFi network. What kind of WiFi security protocol does not use encryption? I mean if I capture the WiFi packets, no effort required to decrypt wireless packets and ...
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Is there any way to hack the password of my neighbour WPA-PSK and WEP connection [closed]

Is there any way to hack the password of my neighbour WPA-PSK and WEP connection of WI-FI without using a keylogger. I tried a lots of softwares and efforts but unsuccessful. Can any one suggest. I ...
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Can code be transmitted through computers’ antennas? [closed]

I have an Acer Aspire E15 5-575. I removed its WiFi card, while kept its black and white antennas intact. I did this to avoid being discovered by long or short range wireless transmissions, wanting to ...
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My iPhone 6 was stolen along with my router from my home

The router was a secondary one that was no longer being used. The person who did this is my ex-friend/roommate so the wifi password was also known. With me being confused as to what was going on at ...
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What's the best way for remote desktop control (100m away)? [closed]

I have two desktop computers with one located far away from the other. I want to use remote desktop control on pc1 to watch videos from pc2. Currently I use teamviewer via LAN(wifi), but it is ...