[kismac] Re: KisMAC 0.05f

  • From: Derrick J Brashear <shadow@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2003 21:39:47 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 29 Sep 2003, Brad Knowles wrote:

> At 3:23 AM +0200 2003/09/29, Brad Knowles wrote:
> >  2003-09-29 02:54:24.453 KisMAC[3004] WARNING!!! Recieved a Probe flood
> >  from 00:30:65:1C:50:54. This usually means that this computer uses a
> >  cheap stumbler such as iStumbler, Macstumbler or Netstumbler!
>       Interesting.  I saw this show up as a "probe" entry in the
> network table, just before KisMac locked up.  However, in this case I
> wasn't running another Stumbler package (although I had previously
> tried that a couple of days ago, without much success).
>       So, it sure makes me wonder what might have generated that probe
> packet.  Can the Airport software do this periodically, and we just
> happened to catch one of those probes?  Or maybe someone else was
> spoofing my MAC address and trying to get on my network?

You were using an alternate, non-airport card while the airport card was
on? I was getting probes from (the other) myself all day today, with no
issues... could always tell what the last network the airport card
actually saw was as the probe entry changed ssid to match.

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