RE: Emulating a wireless access point

From: Jason Brvenik (jasonat_private)
Date: Tue Aug 14 2001 - 06:50:47 PDT

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    FWIW, This would seem very possible. 
    I have a Cisco 340 AP at home I use for freedom around the house (over a
    VPN of course). I also have one of those cool multi-point 2.4gig
    cordless phones with 3 handsets. 
    So you are asking what does this have to do with anything?
    Well, let me tell you. Every time I pick up the phone it blows out the
    association with the AP. I haven't had time to look into it any further
    but I am guesstimating that it is related to the proximity of the phone
    to the 340 cards I use. I've been intending to get the newer higher
    power 350 AP and cards to see what that does but with so many other fun
    things to spend money on I haven't gotten around to it.
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Steve Skoronski [mailto:skoronskiat_private]
    Sent: Monday, August 13, 2001 4:08 PM
    To: pen-testat_private
    Subject: Emulating a wireless access point
    	I have heard about wireless LAN attacks that involve 'overpowering'
    or competing with the real Access Point with your own. The idea is that
    clients will automatically switch to your, higher powered AP,
    and then you can sniff the authentication sequence.
    	Has anyone seen software to emulate this on a PC/Laptop with a wi-fi
    card? Or should I go look for a used AP? 
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