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Dec 09 2009

Atheros Wireless Interface on Linux Ubuntu

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I was surprised ifconfig wouldn’t return an interface for my Atheros chipset based Netgear wireless card. Unlike Redhat, Madwifi does not seem to compile on Ubuntu, no matter what version is used. Kernel headers installed, I keep getting the same error: /root/madwifi-0.9.4/net80211/ieee80211_power.c: In function ‘ieee80211_pwrsave’: /root/madwifi-0.9.4/net80211/ieee80211_power.c:240: error: implicit declaration of function ‘__skb_append’ make[3]: *** [/root/madwifi-0.9.4/net80211/ieee80211_power.o] […]

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Aug 09 2009

How to crack a WEP key and decrypt live traffic

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Cracking a WEP key is extremely easy and is a matter of a few seconds. Truth? Pretty much… We are going to decrypt traffic in real time as well without even needing to connect to the wireless access point.   All steps will be run under root super-user as interfaces state needs to be changed. […]

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Oct 15 2007

Atheros Wireless Interface on Linux Redhat

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Got an old PC or server you want to leave running in a remote place? Don’t want to bother with cables? Add a wireless card in, and configure the network service so it (re)connects automatically when the access point (re)boots. We’ve chosen a Netgear because it integrates an Atheros based chipset. They’re well supported under […]

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