Category: RF Monitoring Tools

Wavestumbler

WaveStumbler is console based 802.11 network mapper for Linux. It reports the basic AP stuff like channel, WEP, ESSID, MAC etc. It has support for Hermes based cards (Compaq, Lucent/Agere, … ) It still in development but tends to be stable. Supported OS: Linux Only Download Wavestumbler

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WifiScanner

WifiScanner is a tool that has been designed to discover wireless node (i.e access point and wireless clients). It is distributed under the GPL License. It work with CISCO® card and prism card with hostap driver or wlan-ng driver, prism54g, Hermes/Orinoco, Atheros, Centrino, … An IDS system is integrated to detect anomaly like MAC usurpation. …

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Kismet

Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and (with appropriate hardware) can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n traffic. Kismet also supports plugins which allow sniffing other media such as DECT. Kismet identifies networks by passively …

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iStumbler

iStumbler is the leading wireless discovery tool for Mac OS X, providing plugins for finding AirPort networks, Bluetooth devices, Bonjour services and Location information with your Mac. Main Features: Wi-Fi Lists visible wireless networks with complete information. Inspector shows detailed information including a high-resolution graph, notes, extended properties and samples. Always displays the connected network, …

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802.11 Network Discovery Tools

802.11 network tools – allow for detection of networks and services initially using wireless extensions for linux (openbsd porting simple?) and raw 802.11 frames. initial support is for the wavelan/orinoco card and plan support for aironet card. Download 802.11 Network Discovery Tools  

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ClassicStumbler 1.7

ClassicStumbler scans for and displays information about all the wireless access points in range. It will display your signal strength, noise strength, signal to noise ratio, what channel your access point is on, if other access points are interfering with yours, and whether or not those access points are providing encrypted, unencrypted, computer-to-computer, or infrastructure …

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AP Radar

AP Radar is a Linux/GTK+ based graphical netstumbler and wireless profile manager. This project makes use of the version 14 wireless extensions in linux 2.4.20 and 2.6 to provide access point scanning capabilities for most models of wireless cards. It is meant to replace the manual process of running iwconfig and dhclient. It makes reconfiguring …

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AirTraf

AirTraf is a package with many features. It is enabled to operate as a standard real-time data gathering tool for solving location specific problems, as well as operating as a long-term data gathering tool for your wireless networked organization. Supported OS: Linux Download AirTraf

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AirFart

AirFart is a wireless tool created to detect wireless devices, calculate their signal strengths, and present them to the user in an easy-to-understand fashion. It is written in C/C++ with a GTK front end. Airfart supports all wireless network cards supported by the linux-wlan-ng Prism2 driver that provide hardware signal strength information in the “raw …

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Aphunter

Access Point Hunter. It can find and automatically connect to wireless networks within its range. It can be used for site surveys, writing the results in a file. Download Aphunter

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