[Winpcap-users] Sniffing WiFi access points nearby

Chris Morgan chmorgan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 10:01:32 PST 2011

I would imagine something like airpcap would be useful for this. I've
recently added airpcap support to sharppcap, http://sharppcap.sf.net


On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 12:55 PM, gonzalo diethelm <gdiethelm at dcv.cl> wrote:
>> 1. Can WinPCap capture packets for a WiFi network card?
>> 2. When my laptop is surrounded by several WiFi access points, are there
>> any packets flowing through the air that could be somehow captured by
>> WinPCap?
>> 3. Say there are packets flowing between my laptop and these access
>> points, to which the laptop is not connected, and say WinPCap has captured
>> a few of these packets. How do I go about extracting information
>> (specifically MAC address) from these packets?
> Even a quick note confirming whether this is up WinPCap's alley or not would be enough at this point... If it is, I could invest the time in finding out how to go about it.
> Thanks in advance.
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