Open Source Capture and Analysis of 802.11 Management Frames

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17th International Conference on Information Technology–New Generations (ITNG 2020)

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Conference Proceeding

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The purpose of this initiative is to create an open source tool to allow for the monitoring of IEEE 802.11 wireless networks (Wi-Fi) and their management frames. Several security risks exist in these networks simply due flaws in the wireless protocol design. Our proposed tool will allow for the identification of malicious Wi-Fi frames and will provide the ability for researchers to analyze wireless networks without compromising the privacy of users’ data. We will answer specific questions, using our newly created tool, as to the heuristics of an attack on a wireless network.