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Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Cookbook by Sean-Philip Oriyano

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How to do it...

Kismet is an effective tool for locating and extracting useful information from wireless access points and devices.

Just a word of caution that: before you issue the command to start Kismet at the command line, you should ensure that if you are using an external Wi-Fi adapter, you have it installed and configured prior to issuing the command. By default, Kismet should be configured to use the wireless adapter that is present on the physical system; however, if you choose to use an external one, you may need to perform additional configuration in order to get your adapter configured and recognized by Kismet itself.

In this recipe, we will start Kismet by starting it from the Command Prompt, however it can also be started from ...

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