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BackTrack 5 Cookbook by David De Smet, Willie Pritchett

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Sniffing DECT phones

In this recipe we will use deDECTed to sniff traffic on Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT) phones. DECT is the technology used in powering our cordless phones. It is also becoming increasingly popular in use in VoIP business class phone systems (IP-DECT). DeDECTed allows us the ability to both sniff and decode cordless phone calls.

Getting ready

The following requirements need to be fulfilled:

  • You will need an Internet or intranet connection to complete this recipe
  • You will also need SIP or PBX devices on your network
  • You will also need a DOSCH&AMAND compatible PCMCIA card

How to do it...

Let's begin the process of sniffing DECT phones by installing deDECTed:

  1. Open a terminal window and install deDECTed:
    apt-get update ...

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