Hacking Wireless Networks For Dummies
by Kevin Beaver and Peter T.Davis
Foreword by Devin K.Akin
Chief Technology Officer,
The Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) Program
In all of networking history, it has never been easier to penetrate a network.
IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN technology gives the hacker and networksecurity
professional inexpensive — many times free — tools to work with.
Whether you are an avid user of Linux or Windows, the tools are everywhere.
Due to the enduring and ubiquitous warez community, hackers can obtain
even the expensive analysis and penetration tools — such as 802.11-protocol
analyzers — with no investment.
This book will show you quite a few of the latest tools, but an exhaustive text
covering all currently-available wireless hacking tools would require a forklift
to move, and would require you to remove all other books from your bookshelves
to make room. With this many available tools, the important factor
becomes learning how to use them effectively and efficiently.