“…well written, generously illustrated and sure to spark the imagination of Wi-Fi tinkerers everywhere…”
"a truly informative book on what wardriving is and the tools that should be part of any IT department's arsenal that either has wireless or is looking to deploy it."
"this hands-on, practical guide covers everything you need to attack -- or protect -- any wireless network… complete coverage of wardriving applications, such as NetStumbler, MiniStumbler; and Kismet, are covered"
"coverage of wireless networking setup from Linux, wireless repeaters for extending range, new innovative antennae projects"
With The Book of Wireless you'll learn how to set up your own home (or small office) wireless network and how to use public wireless networks, safely and securely.
This plain-English guide demystifies configuring and using wireless networks-everything from shopping for parts to securing your network.
Wireless networks are so convenient - not only for you, but also for those nefarious types who'd like to invade them.
The only way to know if your system can be penetrated is to simulate an attack.
Hacking Wireless Networks for Dummies shows you how, along with how to strengthen any weak spots you find in your network's armor.
Discover how to: * Perform ethical hacks without compromising a system. * Combat denial of service and WEP attacks.
* Understand how invaders think. * Recognize the effects of different hacks. * Protect against war drivers and rogue devices.
IT professionals are looking for a book that gives them more than just theory and generic security information.
With the best-selling Hacking Exposed series already established as the leader in the marketplace, Hacking Exposed Wireless
provides real, tactical wireless security implementation coverage by showing how to execute the attacks and implement the
defenses. This is an invaluable resource for any IT professional who works with wireless technology.
Mapping Hacks, the latest page-turner from O'Reilly Press, is a collection of one hundred simple--and mostly free--techniques
available to developers and power users who want draw digital maps or otherwise visualize geographic data.
This comprehensive resource also shows you how to interpret and manipulate unwieldy cartography data, as well as how to incorporate
personal photo galleries into your maps. It even provides practical uses for GPS (Global Positioning System)
devices--those touch-of-a-button street maps integrated into cars and mobile phones.
The Wireless Networking Starter Kit is a FREE downloadable book (2004 edition - 560 pages) using illustrated step-by-step instructions, in-depth discussions, and tons of tips, that helps you decide
what to buy, show you how to configure wireless hardware and software, and explain the best techniques for managing your connections.