AirSnort sniffing with Orinoco Cold cards

Dominick, David David.Dominick at
Wed Aug 22 22:30:27 EST 2001

doesnt AirSnort require the Prusm II chipset to function?

-----Original Message-----
From: Matthew Vernon [mailto:matthew at]
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 9:57 PM
To: Jussi Vestman
Cc: wireless at
Subject: AirSnort sniffing with Orinoco Cold cards

Jussi Vestman writes:

 > What kind of experinces do you have with just released
 > AirSnort tool for revealing IEEE 802.11 network password?
I've not used it. OTOH, the attack is pretty trivial (and an
implementation has been published), so don't rely on WEP for anything
at all. I'd use ssh or similar for anything you care about


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