IBM announces new Distributed Wireless Security Auditor

IBM made a press release today about their new 802.11 wireless security tool. It runs on Linuxon desktops and laptops, can accurately pinpoint the location of any rogue access points by triangulation from 3 or more signals from machines running their software. The wireless security tool was developed in collaboration with the IBM Personal Computing Division, which is investigating the potential of including it on future ThinkPad models. ThinkPads are already equipped with built-in 802.11b wireless networking capability.

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