Wardriving

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

War drivingWardriving is the process of locating and logging onto open wireless access points while driving down streets. It was largely popularized by Pete Shipley after he developed a method of automating the process by using dedicated software and a GPS. Wardriving allows an individual to create a list of open networks in any area and if unsecured, come back and browse them freely.

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