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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Passive MAC address monitoring/tracking?
Date:03:39:53 05/11/2013

> I am reading a lot about WiFi tracking of smart-phones and would like to experiment with it. Is Kismet able to output MAC addresses in it's vicinity? Or should I use a different program?

Look at the example client code in the ruby/ directory, you should be able to get this pretty easily runtime w/ minimal code.

> From my understanding WiFi is using 10+ channels for communication. Are all smart-phones broadcasting their MAC on a certain channel? If not, wouldn't I need 10+ WiFi receivers to monitor all channels at the same time?

Probing clients strobe through the channels; kismet also hops the receiver around. You could use 10 cards and no hopping, of course.

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