Category Archives: Wireless Security

What is a Dual Band Router

A dual band router is a router that can transmit and receive data at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies.   2.4 GHz has been the standard until recently. The reasoning behind dual band is that the 2.4 GHz band has become too filled with traffic causing packet collisions and packet loses slowing down data transfer.   When… Read More »

Top Kali Linux 2.0 Books

Kali has changed a lot since its early days as Backtrack and into its present version of Kali 2.0.   As always things are evolving with new interpretations on old tricks that stopped working or new hacks altogether.   Reading things online is always a good idea and often where most start out with Kali.   With that… Read More »

Top Network Cyber Security Professional Books

Being a Network Security Engineer can be a fun high paying job compared to other IT related professions.   One of the things many ask about starting in IT security is what certifications are needed to get started?   The type of certifications needed can change from company to company. Even the job title an change.   If… Read More »

Kali Linux Compatible Tablets and Smartphones

Kali Linux can be installed and run from a tablet and android based smartphones. As always for wireless attacks the correct chip-set is needed so a Kali Linux USB adapter/dongle will likely have to be bought. Click here for a list of compatible Kali Linux USB adapters. Kali Linux Compatible Tablets and Smartphones Thanks to Kali Linux NetHunter,… Read More »

How To Fix airodump-ng Error With wlan0mon and Kali 2.0

Kali 2.0 and the new aircrack-ng v1.2 RC2 has many new options but also has been throwing out strange errors.   For example after putting a wireless adapter into monitor mode I was getting a error while trying to use airodump-ng saying “ioctl(SIOCSIWMODE) failed: Device or resource busy”   After reading through the forums I found a way… Read More »