In this chapter, we are going to look at the following with respect to using Backtrack:
Working with different tools
Discovering access points
We should now have a working wireless card that will allow us to start using the powerful tools within Backtrack, which will in turn allow us to survey our wireless zones. When we refer to surveying the wireless zones, we mean looking at the strength of the signal and the channel that the access point is using, along with the security that is set on the access point.
We now want to start up our Backtrack machine, log in to it with a username of
root and a password that you have set; if you are still using the default password, it is
Once the Backtrack tool has started, we want to start the window environment; as a quick reminder, enter
Once the window environment comes up, we want to verify that our network card is recognized in the Backtrack tool. Open...