This video explains how Vistumbler can be used in Windows to scan for wireless networks.
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- [Instructor] Commview for wi-fi is a commercial product…but a limited use evaluation version…can be downloaded and installed.…On first start-up, it will detect…the wi-fi cards installed on your system…and load the appropriate driver.…I've downloaded and installed Commview…and it's using my Alpha card.…The initial display is known as the nodes view.…And we can see at the top left,…it's displaying the nodes tab.…I'll press the play button to start capturing.…As Commview hops across the channels,…it displays the protocols 802.11g and 802.11n.…
With the network it detects.…And under each network, the clients that are connected.…On the left, there's a bar chart showing the channels…and on the right the frequency being scanned.…The main display has the standard access point data,…channel ssid encryption type and signal sensitivity.…And if I scroll across the main display,…the traffic transmitted and received is shown.…I can right-click an entry to get a context menu.…Which, are most of the functions,…enables me to get the full details pane for the device.…
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 WiFi
- Heat mapping with Ekahau
- Wi-Fi sniffing with Wireshark
- Testing the Internet of Things