[Chugalug] Wi-Fi passwords

Aaron Welch n2nightfall at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 03:24:30 UTC 2012


Chad would Mac slap John for asking a <enter favorite word here> question.  Then fill our inboxes with links from Google about how stupid people have gotten arrested for this.

/stops channeling Chad as the candles die

On Oct 15, 2012, at 11:10 PM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

>> An acquaintance of mine from Facebook asked me a question today - she wanted
>> to know how to crack a Wi-Fi password so she could use a neighbor's Wi-Fi
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> 0. She's a 19/45 year old DHS-CyberWarfare hack trying to catch you with information and knowledge that would label you as a person of interest.
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> 1. In mundane circles I admit that I have read that such things are possible, but I have no knowledge of them myself.
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> 2. I contend that even in geekier circles, you should figure such things out yourself, in private, on your own network, for educational white hat purposes only.
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> 3. She might be amazed at what a fresh baked batch of cookies (or similar gift) at the neighbors house will get you... like both permission and the "password".
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> 4. Stealing IS stealing, will she also run an extension cord and water hose? WiFi leaching can be a liability for both parties. ie: He really is a _____________, but when the black helicoptors come to take him away,
> they see her computer on the local network as well and she gets involved.
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> 5. Ifa u godda aska such questions in a public forum, do you really expect any answers other than these? Waddayathink?
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> 6. What Would Chad Do?
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