By Brad Haines
Kismet is the normal for analyzing instant community site visitors, and is utilized by over 250,000 safety pros, instant networking fans, and WarDriving hobbyists.
Unlike different instant networking books which were released lately that geared in the direction of home windows clients, Kismet Hacking is geared to these contributors that use the Linux working approach. those that use Linux and wish to take advantage of instant instruments have to use Kismet. Now with the creation of Kismet NewCore, they've got a booklet that might solution all their questions on utilizing this useful tool. This publication maintains within the winning vein of books for instant clients reminiscent of WarDriving: force, realize Defend.
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Kismet is also a great tool for a penetration tester that needs to perform WLAN discovery to identify a target network. Although not always 100% accurate, Kismet can be used to identify the type of encryption used on a network. dump file, which is a pcap formatted packet capture with a packet analyzer like Ethereal or Wireshark to get an accurate reading of the encryption level. Once you have identified your target and the encryption level there are several open source tools available to continue the penetration test.
We have to make sure drivers are installed to work with the wireless card, and then edit some options to make the card work with Kismet. com 49 50 Chapter 2 • Basic Installation Tools & Traps Advance Packaging Tool One other type of install is worth mentioning here. Some Linux distributions use the Advance Packaging Tool (APT), which is designed to greatly simplify the installation of software. The most notable of these distributions is Debian and its popular derivative, Ubuntu. To install Kismet using APT, the apt-get command is used.
This option controls both the location that the logs are created and stored in and the format of the log files. If no changes are made to this variable, the logs will be created in the default format, with the default title, in the directory that Kismet is launched from. However, it can be beneficial to store all of your logs in one location, or to store the different types of logs in different directories. com Introduction to Wireless Networking, Wardriving, and Kismet • Chapter 1 29 For example, if you wanted to have your logs generated in different directories by filetype, and created in the wardrives directory, you would have the following logtemplate: logtemplate=WarDrives/%l/%n-%d-%i Assuming you set the logtypes variable to dump, network, and gps, you would need to create the wardrives directory with three sub-directories: dump, network, and gps.