A scanner for wireless interlopers

    Date07 Jul 2006
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Wireless security firm Network Chemistry recently released a cross-platform, free software security tool called RogueScanner in conjunction with its wireless network protection package RFprotect. RogueScanner, licensed under the GPL and the latest of three free software security modules available from Network Chemistry, allows you to monitor your network for rogue wireless devices. Release 1.0 comes in both Windows and Linux versions.

    I downloaded and installed RogueScanner on my Ubuntu LTS desktop box. Building RogueScanner turned out to be a non-trivial task. Read all of the README file carefully and make sure you've met all the prerequisites. I required assistance and handholding from Network Chemistry tech support before I was successful in getting RogueScanner and the prerequisites built properly.

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