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8.2.2.6: War Driving and Chalking

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    In the war driving, the attacker uses the WLAN scanning tools (e.g. Kismet, Vistumbler and Acrylic Wi-Fi etc.) and drives down the streets to search for open access wireless networks. After finding the signal strengths, security protocol details and other relevant information about the WLAN, the attackers do the war chalking where they publish these details over internet (free blogging sides and social media etc.). Figure 8.8 shows the scanning of WLANs results using Vistumbler.

     

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    Scanning Results of WLANs using Vistumbler

    ("Information Security" by Umar Khokhar Binh Tran is licensed under CC BY 4.0)

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