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Dealing with Rogue Access Points in Conferences

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 2 years ago

Australia 1

An anonymous reader writes "Last week's linux.conf.au saw the return of the rogue access points. These are WIFI access points which bear the same SSID as official conference hotspots. Often it might be a simple mistake, but sometimes it's more nefarious. To combat the attacks this year, conference organisers installed an linux-based WIFI "intrusion prevention and detection system" supplied by sponsor Xirrius."
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