When guest access is offered, often it is on a shared network with the network you are attempting to infiltrate. There are several different types of wireless guest access offered, each has its own vulnerabilities:
- Pre-shared keys: These are generally WEP or WPA PSK's that are intended to keep unauthorized users or devices to a minimum. Unfortunately, these keys are generally known by many people and are very rarely changed.
- Captive portal: The guests connect to a wireless network and are automatically redirected to a web page that prompts them for credentials. This may or may not be combined with a pre-shared key.
The most common implementations of guest access include elements of recipes that we have done in ...