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i am trying to capture my open wireless network's (no password) packets.

I am able to capture wpa2 traffic and decrypt the packets with it's password. but, when I capture open wifi traffic, i cannot see any readable packet in the capture file.

I am using: -backtrack 5 -AWUS036H card (Realtek RTL8187L chipset)

i tried: "airdecap-ng -b <ap_mac> <capture_file.cap>"

but it didn't work.

How can i decode/decrypt/decipher the "open wifi" packets?

Thank you,

asked 19 Jul '13, 15:00

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edited 19 Jul '13, 15:07

sorry, problem has been solved.

my capture adapted is compatible with 801.11 b/g but my open wifi network is 802.11 "n"

so i couldn't capture any traffic with the card.

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answered 20 Jul '13, 14:14

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