hidden ssid - broadcast beacons - Question

Stefan Bauer info
Wed Aug 15 00:57:04 PDT 2007

Thank you for your detailed explanation. just to remember the facts:

- hiding the ssid is not a security improvement if there are real
clients which talks to the accesspoint frequently

- clients who have successfully associated to the accesspoints, offers
the possibilty to inject faked wireless-frames with a reauth or deauth
instruction to the clients (with accesspoints as source of this
attack) which generates response frames who includes the real ssid

- through the ie802.11w group will be given the opportunity to use
authentication in wireless managed frames which prohibites injection
of managing frames

best regards


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