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Re: Detecting Rogues from the wired side
From: Clyde Johnson <clyde.johnson () runbox com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 22:51:16 +0100

kuffya () gmail com wrote:
Hi list,


The client has got a huge network to be audited for Rogue Access Points...the timeframes are tight so we're going to work on 
the wired side, only, and I've been wondering how to do this more effectively.I have identified two options:



- Run a 'customized' version of nmap to include only the Wireless AP signatures in the fingerprint database and investigate on any 
devices that are different makes & models from the ones 'officially endorsed'

- Acquire a copy of RAPIDS from Airwave.com... which is supposed to do just that, and has a large databaase of Wireless Vendor Fingerprints. Has anyone used it or do you have any alternative products to suggest?


I'm looking forward to your thoughts, folks.



Many thanks, once again

Stelios

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If I understand you correctly then the area of interest is a WIDS (Wireless Intrusion Detection System) therefore the following maybe of interest:

http://home.jwu.edu/jwright/papers/l2-wlan-ids.pdf
http://www.rootsecure.net/content/downloads/pdf/wlan_macspooof_detection.pdf

Also a tool that maybe of interest (open source of course.. ;-) ) is widz found at http://www.loud-fat-bloke.co.uk/w80211.html.

I hope that helps.

Clyde

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