PART IHACKING 802.11 WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY

CASE STUDY I: WIRELESS HACKING FOR HIRE

Her First Engagement

Makoto had done her fair share of infrastructure assessments in the past, and she had managed to “borrow” Wi-Fi from neighbors and unsuspecting businesses in her travels. This was the first time she had been asked to perform a wireless assessment for a client, however. She knew the timing couldn’t be worse—it was the middle of the winter, and the site she was supposed to visit was a remote location known for its legendary snow storms. Although the weather wasn’t going to be peachy while she was there, she did her homework to determine the best days to avoid getting snowed in. She also planned all her equipment needs ahead of time and packed the ...

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