Hacking Wireless Access Points: Cracking, Tracking, and Signal Jacking, 1st Edition

  • Jennifer Kurtz
  • Published By: Syngress
  • ISBN-10: 0128092254
  • ISBN-13: 9780128092255
  • DDC: 004.68
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 172 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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This book provides readers with a deeper understanding of the hacking threats that exist with mobile phones, laptops, routers, and navigation systems. In addition, applications for Bluetooth and near field communication (NFC) technology continue to multiply, with athletic shoes, heart rate monitors, fitness sensors, cameras, printers, headsets, fitness trackers, household appliances, and the number and types of wireless devices all continuing to increase dramatically. It demonstrates a variety of ways that these vulnerabilities can be—and have been—exploited, and how the unfortunate consequences of such exploitations can be mitigated through the responsible use of technology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Wireless Technology Overview.
2: Wireless Adoption.
3: Blurred Edges: Fixed and Mobile Wireless Access Points.
4: Hacks Against Individuals.
5: WAPs in Commercial and Industrial Contexts.
6: WAPs in Medical Environments.
7: Hacking Wireless Access Points: Governmental Context.
8: Noncivilian Government Context.
9: Summary and Call to Action.