[Rack] Rouge access points

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Wed Sep 26 23:18:51 UTC 2012


On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 4:10 PM, Danny O'Brien <danny at spesh.com> wrote:
> I've seen these downtown. I wonder if they might be ownz0red laptops?

Pretty hard to tell without tracking one down.

> But if so, wouldn't the pwnee be unable to connect to other Wifi?

Not necessarily. Modern WiFi drivers can emulate the full 802.11 stack
in software, meaning that one card could be both a beaconing access
point as well as a client -- at the same time. This is of course,
provided that it's doing both on the same RF channel.

Cheers,
jof


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