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Clarification on Blackhat WiFi Hack

by pkscout / August 3, 2006 10:58 PM PDT

A couple of things regarding the Blackhat WiFi hack.

1- You don't have to connect to a WiFi network for this hack to work. Your card just has to be on and the hacker needs to be in range.

2- The demonstration on the Mac was apparently with a third party card, *not* the built-in Airport card. I don't know if that means that the Airport card driver is immune of just harder to do, but it does seem to indicate that some vendors' drivers are susceptible where others aren't.

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