The next tool we will look at is Kismet. This tool will automatically provide us with the SSID when someone connects to a cloaked network. Go to Applications | Backtrack | Information Gathering | Wireless Analysis | WLAN Analysis | Kismet.
You will get an error, because you first need to start the Kismet server. So what we want to do is start
kismet_server. You will get a prompt to start the server; click on Yes. If the prompt does not come up, you can start the server on your own by entering the following command in a terminal window:
root@bt:~# kismet_server -s
You will get a number of errors, mainly because of the GPS; for our purposes, we will ignore them. The next thing you want to do, if you started the server from the terminal window, is quit the client. If you started the server within the GUI, you can skip the next step and remain in the client window. To quit the client, click on Close window under the File menu. Once it has exited, you want...