[Dshield] Invalid packets?

womber womber at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 15:40:17 GMT 2005


You may want to try wireless snort. It will help point out the trouble
packets on the wlan.

WEP is like locking your door with duct tape.
Gene

On 8/11/05, Mimi The Brain <mimithebrain at gmail.com> wrote:
> David Vincent wrote:
> 
> >possibly just changing the channel your wilan uses will solve the
> >issue.  you can use netstumbler to determine what other wilans in your
> >area are using and then choose a channel that is unoccupied or does not
> >have a strong signal.  that is, the wilans in your area which are
> >broadcasting their ssids.
> >
> >-d
> 
> I really wish it was as simple as that. The idea of a WLAN was to make
> things simpler. *sigh*
> 
> I used kismet, we have about (surrounding us) ... o... 10 WLANs around
> here? 2 on Ch.11 and the rest except mine on Ch.6 ... ours is at Ch.1
> 
> Users are getting security wise and actually are locking up their
> router with WEP... (impressive)
> 
> Dlink thinks that what I described to them:
> A router that often would get connection drops.
> And often, lock WLAN out for many days
> It wouldn't work on Mac, Linux and windows.
> 
> that would define, to them, a defective router.
> 
> I think I need to go do a bit more research on how WLAN works and
> collect more logs and packets.
> 
> --
> have a nice day
> 
> mimithebrain
> 
> 
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