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Kali Linux CTF Blueprints

By : Cameron Buchanan
Book Image

Kali Linux CTF Blueprints

By: Cameron Buchanan

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Kali Linux CTF Blueprints
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Wireless environment setup

This chapter is a bit of an odd one, because with Wi-Fi and mobile, it's much harder to create a safe environment for your testers to work in. For infrastructure and web app tests, you can simply say, "it's on the network, yo" and they'll get the picture. However, Wi-Fi and mobile devices are almost everywhere in places that require pen testing. It's far too easy for someone to get confused and attempt to pwn a random bystander. While this sounds hilarious, it is a serious issue if that occurs. So, adhere to the following guidelines for safer testing:

  • Where possible, try and test away from other people and networks. If there is an underground location nearby, testing becomes simpler as floors are more effective than walls for blocking Wi-Fi signals (contrary to the firmly held beliefs of anyone who's tried to improve their home network signal). If you're an individual who works for a company, or you know, has the money to make a Faraday cage, then by all means do...