How to Wardrive on an Android Phone to Map Vulnerable Networks

Tossing an old Android smartphone with a decent battery into your hacking kit can let you quickly map hundreds of vulnerable networks in your area just by walking or driving by them. The practice of wardriving uses a Wi-Fi network card and GPS receiver to stealthily discover and record the location and settings of any nearby routers, and your phone allows you to easily discover those with security issues. Introduction to Wardriving In 2005, hacker Albert Gonzalez and friends were wardriving along a Miami highway, looking for vulnerable WEP networks. They realized that major retailers like... more

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