July 12, 2001

IBM ripples security waves with 802.11 wireless auditing tool

Author: JT Smith

Internetnews.com: "IBM Research Thursday said it has successfully created what it believes
is the first automated auditing tool that can monitor 802.11 wireless
networks, which would significantly improve security for users of Wi-Fi
who want to combat "drive-by hacking." And in keeping with IBM Corp.'s
endorsement of open-source operating systems, it's based on Linux."


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