english_gent Posted January 21, 2014 Share Posted January 21, 2014 I had posted this before with a more obscure title so this is a re-post - I have closed the other thread as the answers didnt help. Karma by its nature re-broadcasts unsecure 'copies' of SSID's stored in devices configurations when said device does a broadcast request. I can see these 're-broadcasted access points' on my MBP 2013 (running Mavericks) when I click the wireless networks icon as it lists a whole bunch that I know are not in range near me (ie Starbucks, Safeway, and also unprotected versions of my own home networks). This seems to work fine for this device with a very modern network card. However, none of my other devices can see any of their stored SSID's rebroadcast on the network, and its these devices I would like to monitor via Karma and thus TCPDUMP. (i) Hackintosh running same version of Mavericks as the MBP (with a TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 utilizing 802.11a/b/g/n) (ii) Dell E6410 running Win7 (iii) Dell D610 running Win7 (iv) Sony PS3 (v) Sony PS Vita (vi) Samsung Note 10.1 - this even tells me that its remembered networks are not in range !! One of them is the same as on my MBP (My sister's house) and it shows up as available by Karma on the MBP but out of range on this Android. BTW all of these devices can see the SSID of the Pineapple itself as an open network and if I selected that SSID they all could associate with it and appear under the Karma log as an associated device. So my question is - is this a bug in Karma that its not harvesting the probe requests and re-broadcasting them from all the above clients ? In the Karma log I can see Probe Requests from my MBP and so it connects to one of the 'unsecure broardcasts', but none of the other devices are shown in the Karma log as making probe requests. So if its not happening with all my other devices, how many 'other' devices is Karma not attracting. If this is not a Karma problem is it that these devices are not making broadcast requests that are picked up on by the Pineapple, and if so why ? Thanks for your attention to this question. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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