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From: Alexander Bochmann <ab () lists gxis de>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 18:57:20 +0100
...on Sun, Jan 15, 2006 at 09:56:14AM -0600, Technocrat wrote:
Dave Aitel wrote:
How does this: http://it.slashdot.org/it/06/01/15/0815207.shtml
Differ from this:
Good point, I have heard of this attack before now..it isn't very "new"
just not talked about in a large public forum before now.
Perhaps I'm missing something critical here, but this
seems exactly like the thing that hotspotter is
targeting, and that was released in April 2004.
From the readme: "A Windows XP client will probe for all
the preferred network names listed in the wireless client
configuration during startup, powersave-wakeup and when
the driver reports signal loss for the current network name.
[..] Due to this configuration, it is possible to force a client
to disclose the list of configured profiles, and then establish
a connection to a rogue network using one of the preferred