The AP-Finder CD is the tool for physically locating wireless access points and testing the security of your wireless network. The AP-Finder tool is designed to find the location of Wireless Access Points, especially rogue access points, and those who are using them. It presents very easy-to-read graphs showing all the wireless networks that are active in the area.

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Description

Wireless Network Security Benefits

  • Easy and quick to install
  • The ability to conduct strong wireless access audits
  • Does not send out any wireless traffic
  • Easily locate a missing laptop
  • Locate every wireless network within range
  • Locate all conversations within range

How it Works

The AP-Finder tool works by scanning the all wireless channels in the 802.11a and 802.11b/g range. (This will identify 802.11n as well!) AP-Finder reports the following information:

  • Wireless access points in range, along with:
    • 1. Signal strength
    • 2. Number of computers using the wireless access point
    • 3. Encryption type being used
    • 4. Network name, even if cloaked
    • 5. country code of the AP
    • 6. and more…
  • Conversations in range, along with:
    • 1. Signal strength, allowing for computers using a specific access point to be physically located
    • 2. MAC address of the wireless card being used
  • All of the networks being sought by every wireless network in range, which makes your wireless audits even stronger

Key Features

  • – The AP-Finder CD is a live linux CD, which provides the power of Linux, and it installs from a CD when you boot your laptop
  • – Totally passive method
  • – Reports when the user is within 20 feet and 10 feet of a wireless access point or source of a conversation
  • – It easily reports the signal strength for WEP encrpyted as well as open networks
  • – It scans 802.11a as well as 802.11b/g networks