Re: WEP and ethereal

From: Jason Boxman (
Date: 2002-08-30 05:00:40 UTC

On Thursday 29 August 2002 05:28 pm, Peter Nobels wrote:
> Hi,

> However, when using ethereal to sniff on wlan0 i discovered every packet
> is non-encrypted (telnet logins and passwd go straight through)...
> Am i fooled because the driver (soft-or hardware) already decrypted the
> packages?

I'd be curious to know the answer to this as well. If it gets encrypted after you can see it via sniffing the local interface you'd need another card running in monitor mode to see if the frames really are encrypted or not.


Jason Boxman
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