Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Threats to your wireless network, part of CompTIA Network+ Exam Prep (N10-006) Part 6: Beyond the Typical Network.
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- Your wireless network is constantly under…some form of threat.…And that's what I wanna cover in this section.…I mean it's great that we do things like we can…turn off SSID broadcast, or we can do MAC filtering,…all kinds of fun things like that,…but the bottom line is that there are still some…issues that really need to be discussed.…One of them is kind of an old fashioned issue,…and it's still funny it's on the Network Plus,…but it is still out there, and that's called "war driving."…War driving simply means, I'm in my car and I'm driving…around, I've got a laptop with an antenna,…and I'm looking for wireless networks.…
In particular, I'm looking for unsecured wireless networks,…but if I'm patient enough, I can crack WEP and WPA based…wireless networks, so I can drive around…and check those too.…Now, war driving by itself, there's kind of an issue…on whether that's even legal or not,…it's kind of a gray area.…What for sure is illegal is that if you use someone else's…wireless network in an unauthorized way.…
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