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I was bored about 30 minutes ago, so I decided "Hey, I will walk around searching for access points." I cannot wardrive because I am not old enough to drive a car. Well, lugging a laptop around is not fun, but I did find 20+ access points just on my street! All in all, I am not doing it again. My back hurts.

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Yeah, my nieghbor hood has them all over, most aren't WEP encrypted.

I think somebody should hand out pamphlets or something, people are just so neglagent

about the security. I could access the c:\ drive at the town hall.

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All I can say, though, is that the stares from people getting home from work were worth the whole ordeal though.

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All I can say, though, is that the stares from people getting home from work were worth the whole ordeal though.

For that type of stuff, I use my IPAQ 3650 with either a Senao or Orinoco card. This way it's hand held, and I'm not "walking" around with super expensive gear..

I also use the IPAQ when war driving as well. I have a 7.5dbi mag. mount antenna for that. Oddly, I don't do much war driving/walking. It is sorta boring.

I use to "war jog" a good bit. Good for you and sorta kills the bordom. :)

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Heh yeah my dad takes me wardriving. we find 150+ APs each time.

aw what a cool dad! i wish my dad did that......

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damn. u really got to be bored to lug a laptop around the developement. as for fathers who take their sons wardriven ima be like that when i have child. my dad dont kno shit about computers cept how to use msn and how to look up porn.

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I know how you feel.

I warwalked for 14km as part of a survey of the downtown core of my city. Found 500APs.

Was fookin' cold.

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All I can say, though, is that the stares from people getting home from work were worth the whole ordeal though.

For that type of stuff, I use my IPAQ 3650 with either a Senao or Orinoco card. This way it's hand held, and I'm not "walking" around with super expensive gear..

I also use the IPAQ when war driving as well. I have a 7.5dbi mag. mount antenna for that. Oddly, I don't do much war driving/walking. It is sorta boring.

I use to "war jog" a good bit. Good for you and sorta kills the bordom. :)

mmmm you have a senao card. im getting one soon.

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Well, I gave into temptation and I did it again today. I will cover the apartment complex by my neighborhood tomorrow!

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yea, i would like to do the same thing, but my Zire 72 cant really pick up AP's without a SD Card ( http://store.palm.com/sm-wi-fi-card-by-pal...pi-1853744.html )

Anyone got another option to this... No laptops, no pda, hmmmm, attena up my ass and run around naked? I might try that...

Heh yeah my dad takes me wardriving. we find 150+ APs each time.>

Yea, thats a pretty cool dad man,

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All I can say, though, is that the stares from people getting home from work were worth the whole ordeal though.

For that type of stuff, I use my IPAQ 3650 with either a Senao or Orinoco card. This way it's hand held, and I'm not "walking" around with super expensive gear..

I also use the IPAQ when war driving as well. I have a 7.5dbi mag. mount antenna for that. Oddly, I don't do much war driving/walking. It is sorta boring.

I use to "war jog" a good bit. Good for you and sorta kills the bordom. :)

mmmm you have a senao card. im getting one soon.

Yes. They are good cards. The receive receive is about the same as a orinoco, which is great. The nice thing is you can pump up the txpower to 249mW (even though they are rated at 200mW). You can then connect to AP's at great distances. You do have to add "#define RAW_TXPOWER_SETTING 1" to your hostap_conf.h when loading the hostap drivers. After that, do a "iwconfig wlan txpower 249mW" and your set.

I leave mine at about 15-20mW for normal usage.

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I found 678 AP's in under an hour of driving last night...

all logged with kismet and gpsdrive

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yea, i would like to do the same thing, but my Zire 72 cant really pick up AP's without a SD Card ( http://store.palm.com/sm-wi-fi-card-by-pal...pi-1853744.html )

Anyone got another option to this... No laptops, no pda, hmmmm, attena up my ass and run around naked? I might try that...

Heh yeah my dad takes me wardriving. we find 150+ APs each time.>

Yea, thats a pretty cool dad man,

Here's an option for the Zire 72, I havent picked up one yet but it looks sweet. Enfora Wifi Portfolio for Mini USB Handhelds

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I was bored about 30 minutes ago, so I decided "Hey, I will walk around searching for access points."  I cannot wardrive because I am not old enough to drive a car.  Well, lugging a laptop around is not fun, but I did find 20+ access points just on my street!  All in all, I am not doing it again.  My back hurts.

Buy a bike, go warpeddeling. Or go to some park, surely most parks in your area have wireless enabled networks? They are usually lax with security. It'll be fun.. in a geeky kinda twisted way.

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hahah nice I remember last time I did that, I recently moved so thought I might as well do it again :D

some of them weren't encrypted, mostly had WEP, one had even got hacked and his ssid was "get yaself an enc ya moron" - at least something like that in my language.

I myself use a wpa psk... I consider wep nearly useless as it can be cracked rather easily.

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I've done the same thing a few times, once over a longer distance for about an hour just walking round a new estate in my village, and the other times just on the way home from a mates house or whatever. Picked up quite a lot of insecure networks, more than anywhere else in the village (but mostly in the "posh" estate).

Interestingly here in the UK on a program called Inside Out (East Anglia only I think?) did a special on insecure wireless networks and wardriving; even actually going out and doing some wardriving. They incorrectly used the term wardriving however, although their security "expert" corrected them. (the whole: logging where they are is legal, connecting is not)

Now because of the program I am expecting, and hoping, to see an increase in wireless security in my area. Time will tell as I am planning to do another sweep. :devil:

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I think the best, easiest way next to wardriving is warpeddelling........instead of carrying the notebook/laptop, I would mod a backpack to hold a laptop pretty sturdily and hook up a small antenna on the outside for more signal absorption, the get a bike put the backpack on and ride around for a while and you are good to go ! :)

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I think the best, easiest way next to wardriving is warpeddelling........instead of carrying the notebook/laptop, I would mod a backpack to hold a laptop pretty sturdily and hook up a small antenna on the outside for more signal absorption, the get a bike put the backpack on and ride around for a while and you are good to go ! :)

then you hit a curb! and crash, and there goes a 2000 dollar lap top.....oh darn....lol

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