[kismac] Re: cheap usb network card

  • From: Christoph Koehler <christoph.koehler@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 09:03:46 -0600

I guess it doesn't really matter whether it is b or g, since my router
which I will be using supports both.
So how about b cards that are known to support injection and mac
address spoofing if possible? Is there even anything like that for

Also, is there something like hping for Windows? I will be using my
mac to do the actual attack, and only have access to windows laptops.

Thanks for all the hints guys, I really appreciate it!!


On 2/10/06, Brad Knowles <brad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At 9:41 PM -0600 2006-02-09, Christoph Koehler wrote:
> >  Any card that supports g as well, and 100% supports injections? This
> >  is pretty important.
>         The problem is that there are some good drivers for 802.11b that
> are open source (with some support from certain vendors), but the
> 802.11g stuff is a very closed architecture.  Most of what little in
> the way of open source drivers has been developed has been done the
> hard way -- by people blinding poking around and seeing what happens.
>         And the situation just gets worse with USB devices, as opposed to PC 
> cards.
>         Active scanning isn't too hard, since you can piggy-back directly
> on whatever existing OS-provided drivers are in place.  But passive
> scanning is a bitch, since you have to completely replace any
> OS-provided driver with your own.  And advanced features like
> supporting re-injections is much, much harder.
> --
> Brad Knowles, <brad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
> temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
>      -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
>      Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
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