Category Archives: Wireless Security

Our Picks for Top Penetration Testing Books 2015

Penetration Testing is a field that interest many people, being able to attack a network legally and find vulnerabilities in a network is fun to a select few.   Gaining the knowledge needed to be able to do a Penetration Audit is always a ongoing challenge, with reading and implementing new tactics and ideas.   There is a… Read More »

A short history of Wi-Fi and its vulnerabilities

In 1985 the Federal Communication Commission released three bands of the radio spectrum: 900 MHz, 2.4 GHz, and 5 GHz. After these frequencies were opened to operate as license free wireless bands all kinds of consumer electronics began to use them, from walkie-talkies to baby monitors.   Shortly after this in the 1990s the IEEE (Institute of Electrical… Read More »

Top Kali Linux Compatible Wireless USB Adapters 2014

Kali Linux is possibly the greatest software ever for wireless penetration testing but most built-in internal wireless chipsets do not support wireless pen testing with Kali.   While Kali Linux is more then great, only certain compatible wireless USB adapters / Dongles with the correct chipset can be used when wirelessly hacking. There is some debate on which… Read More »