[kismac] Re: Fwd: Question about Packets/Weak Packet Rates?
- From: Stroller <MacMonster@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, Max Palatnik <palatnik@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 17:57:23 +0000
On Dec 27, 2004, at 11:40 pm, Max Palatnik wrote:
I used aircrack to crack my airport network using my windows OS
computer. That was great and fun, and transferring a couple large
files over the wireless definately increased the rate at which I was
able to collect packets/IV's and whatnot.
Now I'm trying to do this with kismac using my powerbook G4...
What wireless card are you using, please? There is a section in the
KisMac preferences to load the appropriate driver.
My Powerboko is also a G4, and aluminium one with a built-in Airport
Extreme card; my understanding is that this Airport Extreme card is
only able to operate in "active" mode, which is suitable for detecting
"hidden" networks but not sniffing their packets.
I had success in cracking my neighbour's wireless network when I used a
D-Link DWL-122 USB adaptor, for which KisMac can load drivers in
"passive" mode. In KisMac's "driver" preferences I set the "dump
filter" to "keep everything", later found the "Dumplog" files &
brute-forced then using jc-webcrack which Johnnie Cache posted about
here a while back <http://www.hick.org/~johnycsh/code/>. I believe any
WEP-key cracker should work just as well, as I think KisMac generates
standard dump files, but I like the idea of the whole distributed
thing, and I was able to share the load across my DP powermac, too.
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