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Re: WLAN with WG511 (China / Marvell Chipset): SSID hiding etc.


On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 6:35 PM, Harald Husemann <bofh@dark-hackers.de> wrote:
Sorry, I can't help you with the previous questions.

> 3. It seems that ndiswrapper (or wpa_supplicant, unsure about this) stops
> working when I switch off SSID broadcast. But, I'd like to hide my SSID
> because of security risks, so has someone getting it working with SSID
> hiding?

Hiding an SSID isn't a security option since hidden SSIDs can be
retrieved by malicious wardrivers interested to your wireless net.

> Thanks,
> and have a nice hackin',

U too mate,
GnuPG key on http://keyserver.veridis.com:11371 KeyID 0x399ED0F6

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