Chris Dickens' series has so far shown you how to organize a smooth-running LAN party and get it powered properly. This time he offers tips on choosing networking gear, installing it and handling the problems that come with the territory.
You can't have a LAN Party without a LAN and you shouldn't set up your party's LAN before reading the latest installment of our How To. Chris Dickens returns to step you through what it takes to set up a fast, robust LAN that can handle plenty of fraggin'.
Humphrey Cheung turns the tables in his final installment of the WEP Crack series. Part III describes an approach to wireless security that matches defensive measures against the level of expected threat.
In Part 2 of this series, Humphrey Cheung shows how to use the tools configured in Part 1 to capture data and perform a WEP key recovery.
It's common knowledge that WEP can be "easily" cracked. But did you ever wonder how easy it is? In Part 1 of a two-part series, Humphrey Cheung takes you step-by-step through putting together a WEP-cracking setup and using Kismet to find vulnerable wireless LANs.
Ever think about throwing your own LAN Party? Or maybe you already have an didn't have a great experience. Chris Dickens has been there and done that and in Part 1 of our LAN Party How To shares his secrets of getting set up for success and making sure that there's power a'plenty to keep everyone happy.
There are those who think Bluetooth is secure due to its intentionally-limited range. But Part 1 of this article by Humphrey Cheung shows you how a little time and not a lot of money can produce a weapon that can blow away any such thoughts.
Today's notebooks all come with the ability to host an internal wireless LAN card. But cost-sensitive buyers may choose to forego that option and later regret it. But as long as you're willing to do some homework, our How To shows that it's not that hard to add a WLAN card yourself.
In Part 5 of his Hacking the Linksys NSLU2 series, Jim Buzbee introduces us to the Unslung firmware that is the next step in the evolution of this little box into a general-purpose Open Source application platform.
Part 4 of Jim Buzbee's series shows how to modify the NSLU2's flash so that you can automate the startup of the other hacks and open the door to even more customizations.