Title: CURRENT THREATS OF WIRELESS NETWORKS

Year of Publication: 2013
Page Numbers: 704-713
Authors: Mardiana Mohamad Noor, Wan Haslina Hassan
Conference Name: The Third International Conference on Digital Information Processing and Communications (ICDIPC2013)
- United Arab Emirates

Abstract:


This paper discusses current threats in wireless networks. Advancement and countermeasures for each threat such as sniffing, Man In the Middle Attack (MITM), Rogue Access Points (RAP), Denial Of Services (DoS) and social engineering are discussed in this paper. Some practical suggestions for service providers and users to mitigate the risks to the threats are also presented.