Tag Archives: Wi-Fi

SoftPerfect Free Software

Need to scan a network?  Want to find out who is on your network?  Need to index a network server or shared files to find files quickly?  Need to sniff a network for a rogue computer or device?  Need to … Continue reading

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Samsung Electronics Says It’s Developed Faster Wi-Fi Technology – Bloomberg

2.4 Ghz? 5 Ghz? How about 60 Ghz? Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) said it has developed a Wi-Fi technology that can increase data transmission speeds by five times the maximum rate possible with existing consumer electronics devices. The 60 GHz … Continue reading

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Using a GPS to perform a Wi-Fi survey

It is important to perform a wi-fi survey so that you can determine not only the perfect place to locate your access point or bridge but to gain an understanding of the channel co-existence challenge you may face.  With wireless … Continue reading

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Acrylic Wi-Fi Real-time WLAN information and network analysis

Acrylic Wi-Fi  real-time WLAN information and network analysis monitors – Access points (SSID/BSSID) Signal level Inventory Channels Security Other features include – Hidden networks: Detailed information for hidden WLAN networks. Get hidden networks SSID names with monitor mode capture. Packet … Continue reading

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Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector

My two personal favorite Wi-Fi Inspectors are NetSurveyor and inSSIDer. Another great application is Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector which is a powerful tool for managing and troubleshooting the Wi-Fi on a Windows XP, Vista, or 7laptop. Built in tests enable you … Continue reading

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Design your network online with Overture

Overture provides a small download package that integrates with Bing maps so you can design your wireless network online.  Overture offers dozens of options to create a detailed wi-fi network.

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More Than 73% Of Network Devices Contain At Least One Known Vulnerability – Dark Reading

More than 73% of corporate network devices had at least one known security vulnerability, nearly double the 38% recorded in last year’s report……More Than 73% Of Network Devices Contain At Least One Known Vulnerability – Dark Reading.

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The Anatomy and Autopsy of a Linksys Router

Here’s an excellent article and breakdown of Linksys (now Cisco) routers.  

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2000 mw USB Wireless – 2 Watts of Power

The Alfa 802.11 g/n wireless usb adapter is one of the strongest on the market.  This adapter fits desktops and laptops alike and retails under $40.00.  The SMC antenna is removable and a high gain antenna can be place on … Continue reading

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How Wi-Fi attackers are poisoning Web browsers

How Wi-Fi attackers are poisoning Web browsers (~ Richie)

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outSSIDer WiFi Scanner

outSSIDer scans for open WiFi networks and automatically tries to connect to the access points.  Link inSSIDer with GPS (unrelated to the above author)

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Best Wireless Tool – Free

Xirrus offers an excellent sidebar widget.  The radar type image presents wireless netwoks in range.  Detailed information can be found by clicking on the radar. From their website: The Xirrus Wi-Fi Monitor is useful for both IT managers and end … Continue reading

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