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WarDriving with a PDA
Anyone go WarDriving with their PDA's which ones?
EliteWeb




msg:932107
 6:31 pm on Aug 20, 2002 (gmt 0)

WarDriving, ah finding access points, usually done with laptops but very well done with PDA's. Which one do you use to go wardriving with :)

 

mivox




msg:932108
 6:37 pm on Aug 20, 2002 (gmt 0)

Clueless dork question: Access to what?

Brett_Tabke




msg:932109
 6:43 pm on Aug 20, 2002 (gmt 0)

Wireless access points for wifi. Driving around looking for chalk marks that denote a open wireless network (802.11b).

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mivox




msg:932110
 6:53 pm on Aug 20, 2002 (gmt 0)

Ah. I have a feeling I'd be wasting my time if I drove around Fairbanks looking for an open wireless network.

EliteWeb




msg:932111
 12:41 am on Aug 21, 2002 (gmt 0)

You'd be surprised what you would find :)

mivox




msg:932112
 12:43 am on Aug 21, 2002 (gmt 0)

First I'd have to get a wireless card for my laptop... heheh. And then, if I couldn't find anything good, I'd be stuck with a useless wireless card.

EliteWeb




msg:932113
 4:33 pm on Sep 4, 2002 (gmt 0)

Want more on WarDriving, Slashdot.org has a story and peoples opinions reading those will make you more educated. keep in mind many people have the media's perception of what wardriving is so you gotta scroll through it to find the fun readable positive posts ;)

evinrude




msg:932114
 6:18 pm on Sep 4, 2002 (gmt 0)

Ah. I have a feeling I'd be wasting my time if I drove around Fairbanks looking for an open wireless network.

Don't be so sure. ;) You might be suprised at how pervasive wireless communications have become in this area.

mivox




msg:932115
 6:25 pm on Sep 4, 2002 (gmt 0)

Heheh... you do much o' that newfangled wardriving, evinrude? Or does your office have a wifi network? ('cause I know where you work... ;) )

evinrude




msg:932116
 6:34 pm on Sep 4, 2002 (gmt 0)

Hehehe, I'll admit to nothing. NOTHING! :)

As to your second question, yes we do, though we have access locked down to MAC address and logins. The rest of Fairbanks, well, next time you are in the local department stores, look up while you walk around, and you notice antennas every now and then. Inventory management often goes over wireless these days, and often using store bought wifi gear. I've even noticed home-based gear in some stores, such as the Linksys wireless access points. :P

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