problems with reassociation decisions / scan results table

Holger Schurig holgerschurig at gmail.com
Wed Jan 8 13:33:22 EST 2014


> All of our APs are configured with the same, hidden SSID.

I wish this feature wouldn't have been invented in the first place. Do
you know that this buys you *NO* security at all?  The SSID is
transferred in the clear anyways, no matter the beacon contains it or
not.

Just run Kismet while in the proximity of a WIFI network with hidden
SSIDs. As soon as a client associates you'll see the SSID on your
Kismet-running laptop.


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