In this video, explore a website and watcha demonstration of the inSSIDer product for wireless network detection and signal strength assessment.
- [Instructor] A number of the older tools … for network testing such as NetStumbler … are not well suited to modern testing practice. … But there are more recent tools available, … inSSIDer is a replacement tool for NetStumbler, … and a personal use version can be downloaded … from the website shown. … Note that the personal version, inSSIDer 4, … is a paid but low cost shareware product. … InSIDDer can be used for detecting wireless networks … and for identifying network strength … during a walkaround or wardrive. … InSSIDer is simple but effective, … let's take a look at what it can do. … On starting inSIDDer the main screen … shows the detected networks in it's logical view. … The WiFi menu item shows the WiFi adapters, … in my case the internal WiFi adapter … has been selected for the scan. … I can select a Atheros, my external alpha antenna, … and inSIDDer will switch to that for it's collection. … The pane at the bottom left provides a graph … of signal strength in the 2.4 gigahertz range, …
Note: This course is part of our test prep series for the Certified Ethical Hacker exam. Review the complete exam objectives at https://www.eccouncil.org/programs/certified-ethical-hacker-ceh/.
- Selecting an antenna
- Configuring security
- Extracting WEP and network passwords
- Testing passwords
- Harvesting connections from rogue access points
- Attacking networks via Bluetooth
- Capturing wireless packets with Acrylic Wi-Fi
- Heat mapping with Ekahau
- Wi-Fi sniffing with Wireshark
- Testing the Internet of Things