[ Wi-Fi ]
Where possible, items are listed by alphabetical order. No preference
is given in any rankings.
[ Communities & Maps ]
o http://www.toaster.net/wireless/community.html Wireless Community listing.
o Linux WLAN Community Project.
o NYCWireless.net New York project aiming to spread public wireless network access.
o http://www.warchalking.org/ and what those funny symbols mean.
o http://www.wi-find.com/ Limited maps of open WAPs. Searchable by ZIP code.
o http://wifinder.com/ Yet Another Searchable Database.
[ Cool Resources ]
o Awesome Linksys FAQ
o Anatomy of Wireless, from Network Computing.
o "Fun With The WAP11" "...with a little bit of effort, you can turn the "normal"
[Linksys] WAP11 into an Access Point with suprising range and power, by simply
telling it's radio to output a stronger signal."
o Linux Wireless Tools. Also by Jean Tourrilhes, and also sponsored by HP.
o Linux WLAN Howto. By Jean Tourrilhes, sponsored by HP.
o Measuring power consumption of wireless cards.
o O'Reilly's Recipe for home wireless networking.
o http://www.wardriving.com/ Don't use networks that aren't yours!
o http://www.wirelesscentral.net/ Ton of wireless equipment for order.
[ Software... ]
[ ...for ORiNOCO Cards ]
o AirSnort. Decrypts WEP keys. Linux. Also: Cisco Aironet cards and Prism2 cards.
o Airsnort; Orinoco Monitor Mode Patches. Linux.
o NetStumbler. Windows.
See also: StumbVerter. Imports NetStumbler data files, outputs to Microsoft
MapPoint to plot your findings.
o WaveMon. Linux 2.4 Kernels w/wireless extensions by Jean Tourrilhes.
[ ...for Prism2 Cards ]
o Aerosol. Windows.
o AirJack. Linux. Spoof MAC, APs, etc.
o AirSnort. Decrypts WEP keys. Linux. Also: Cisco Aironet cards and Orinoco cards.
o AirTraf. Linux.
o ApSniff. Windows 2k only.
o BSD Airtools. For *BSD systems.
o Fake AP, from Black Alchemy. Generate thousands of fake Access Point
beacon frames. Linux. Warning: Expects Redhat.
o Prism2 / host AP drivers. Use Linux as an Access Point.
o Kismet. Linux. Also handles cards supporting standard packet capture
via libpcap (Cisco), and limited support for cards without RF Monitor support.
o Pizza's misc. patches for Linux.
o prismdump. Add-on for ethereal.
o ssidsniff. Discovers access points / saves sniffed traffic.
o Wellenreiter. Also Hermes (ex. Lucent) cards and Cisco/Aironet cards. Linux/BSD.
o WaveStumbler. A "console based 802.11 network mapper for Linux."
o Wepcrack. Linux. Briefly predates AirSnort.
o WLAN Expert. "WLAN Expert is a wireless client utility designed to work with
the PRISM chipset." Windows.
[ ...Multi-card supportive ]
o AirTraf. Linux. Prism2 and Cisco.
o PrismStumbler. Linux. Prism2 & ORiNOCO. Does a little of everything. Works with AirSnort.
o WiFiScanner. "It can dump traffic in realtime (like tcpdump) and you can change
interactively the sniffed channel. Work with Cisco card and Prism card (with linux-wlan-ng
and hostap driver)."
[ ...for Macintosh ]
o MacStumbler. No relation to NetStumbler. Nifty WEP features.
[ Hardware Devices... ]
[ ...Kensington ]
o Kensington's WiFi Finder is a handheld, portable WiFi detector
that removes the need for a portable or laptop to discover wireless networks.
[ ...Sharp Zaurus ]
taalgaard's Zaurus wireless resources. Excellent page!
o http://www.myzaurus.com/ Buncha Zaurus resources.
o Unofficial (the best kind!) Zaurus FAQ.
[ Security ]
o WEP Security Analysis from Berkeley (incl. the kickass Dr. Ian Goldberg).
o "An Inductive Chosen Plaintext Attack against WEP/WEP2", William A. Arbaugh,
University of Maryland, College Park.
o "Using the Fluhrer, Mantin, and Shamir Attack to Break WEP", Adam Stubblefield (Rice
University), John Ioannidis & Aviel D. Rubin (AT&T Labs - Research, Florham Park, NJ)
o IBM's prototype Wireless Security Auditor. Handheld PDA style hardware device.
o umd.edu's Wireless (in)Security page.
o SLAN. What's all the above mean? What can you *attempt* to do about it?
[ Services & /dev/random Stuff ]
http://www.unstrung.com/.Great site on the wireless industry.
AiroPeek. Windows/Orinoco, pay.
http://www.t-mobile.com/hotspot/ Formerly Mobilestar. Now under the newly
branded (and annoying) T Mobile, formerly Voicestream (east coast, for all
the left coasters) which is the US arm of some .de telco. "Wiring" all the