Wireless Security
Sniffing Control Frames Apr 20 2011 08:11AM
John Nash (rootsecurityfreak gmail com) (1 replies)
Re: Sniffing Control Frames Apr 20 2011 03:26PM
Richard Farina (sidhayn gmail com)
On 04/20/11 04:11, John Nash wrote:
> Hello All,
>
> I am using an Alfa WiFi card with BT and created the mon0 interface
> with aimon-ng.
>
> I am able to see Management and Data packets but no Control packets.
>
> Why is this? and how can I see Control packets also?
>
Control frames show up in a monitor mode interface just like all other
frames in the air on that channel. If the frames are not showing up then
it is likely a driver issue. I'd try switching BT versions to see if it
works, or better yet, tell me which alfa you have and what driver you
are using for it and I'll test it.

<self promotion=shameless>
I recently rewrote the majority of airmon-ng and dropped it into the
aircrack-ng svn as "airmon-zc". Feel free to give it a try and pass the
results back so I can test on my end. I don't support all the older
crappy drivers so it may not work if you are using one of them, if that
is the case use airmon-ng or figure out the driver for yourself.
</self promotion>

-Zero_Chaos
> Any help will be greatly appreciated!
>
> Regards,
>
> JN
>

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