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What would be the point of a constant stream like this?

IEEE 802.11 Deauthentication, Flags: ........C
Type/Subtype: Deauthentication (0x0c)
Receiver address: Broadcast (ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff)
Destination address: Broadcast (ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff)
Transmitter address: 00:00:00_00:00:00 (00:00:00:00:00:00)
Source address: 00:00:00_00:00:00 (00:00:00:00:00:00)
BSS Id: 00:00:00_00:00:00 (00:00:00:00:00:00)
IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN management frame
Reason code: Previous authentication no longer valid (0x0002)

asked 04 Nov '14, 12:45

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What would be the point of a constant stream like this?

One possible reason, but not necessarily what's happening on your network!

Maybe someone is trying to crack your wifi keys. In order to capture the session init (required to crack keys) you need to de-authenticate the attached stations.

http://lewiscomputerhowto.blogspot.de/2014/06/how-to-hack-wpawpa2-wi-fi-with-kali.html

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Kurt

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answered 04 Nov '14, 13:28

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Where can I find this deauthentication packet? (Like under which field?) Thanks.

(30 Nov '14, 01:30) Prasad Falke

well, you posted one in your question !?!

(01 Dec '14, 16:55) Kurt Knochner ♦
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