Chapter 9. Wireless penetration testing
Information in this chapter
• Objective
• Approach
• Core Technologies
• Open Source Tools
• Case Study: The Tools in Action
• Hands-On Challenge
Usually, the system being compromised during a penetration test is part of a physical network. But sometimes systems are connected to wireless networks. This means the penetration tester must test the client's wireless network for vulnerabilities or use the wireless network to further compromise the client's system. In both cases, the wireless network is another layer that must be analyzed or compromised before additional penetration testing can be performed on the client's hosts. This chapter focuses on wireless penetration testing, providing readers with details on ...

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