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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:detecting attackers using alert files
Date:22:05:11 03/03/2012

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> > > Also in case of CHANCHANGE, APSPOOF and CRYPTODROP how do we find out who has carried out the change in channel of AP or remove the Security key?
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> > You don't - it's an impersonation attack. The whole point is that the attacker is impersonating a legitimate AP. There is no way to tell who, because there IS no "who", there is only suspicious behavior.
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> Ok but what about the first part of the question, is it possible to detect the attacker (i.e. IP or MAC address)who is sending deauthentication packets for deauthflood alert (ref.: the alert shown in the earlier part)

No; again, this is a *spoofing attack*. The entire point is *its spoofing a real AP*. You can't tell who is spoofing because all you can see is that it is being spoofed.

This has *nothing* to do with the IP layer. IP packets have zero to do with dot11 association. The entire reason the attack works is because the MAC address spoofs the AP.


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