Tuesday, June 12, 2007

[DevX] Secure Your Wireless Networks with Scapy Packet Manipulation

With wireless networks beginning to dominate both home and corporate networking, new challenges on the security front are inevitable. The first step in securing a wireless network is determining the state of the network (without any prior knowledge) and then providing a defense against intrusions. Enter Scapy, an excellent packet-crafting tool written in Python by Philippe Biondi. Unlike other sniffers such as Kismet and Airodump-ng, Scapy is scriptable and extremely easy to use.

This article outlines a methodology for wireless network assessment and intrusion detection using proven techniques with tools such as Scapy.

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