Hacking Techniques in Wireless Networks
Prabhaker Mateti, Wright State University
Wireless networks broadcast their packets using radio frequency (RF) or optical wavelengths. A modern laptop computer can listen in. Worse, attackers can manufacture new packets on the fly and persuade wireless stations to accept their packets as legitimate. In this chapter, the term hacking is used as follows:
hacker n. [originally, someone who makes furniture with an axe] 1. A person ...