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wifi hardware hack List of wireless card with chipset supported monitor mode or promiscuous mode (needed for pentration testing). Also informations of known wireless adapters application support on the Linux and Windows platfrom. If you know about cards in your location and you test it post pictures and some basic information about. Your wireless adapter ‘ll be added in to known adapters list here. Hope is helpfull – shops don’t publish always info about hardware.

Canyon CN-WF511

Chip: rt2570
Interface: PCI
Driver – Linux: rt2x00 serialmonkey
Appliaction: Kismet, Airodump, Netstumbler
Packet injection: Wifislax
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious mode: No test (post it)
Registration in the OS: ra0
Antenna: Yes
Price: Low
PCI Wireless Canyon

TP-Link TL-WN551G

Chip atheros ar5414
Interface: PCI
Driver – Linux: madwifi, madwifi-ng
Application: Airodump, Kismet, Airodump, Netstumbler
Packet injection: Yes
Monitor mode: Yes

comment wifi card

Promiscious mode: Only in BackTrack
Registration in the OS: ath0
Antenna conector: Yes
Price: Low
TP Link WN551

Orinoco Silver

Chip:lucent/hermes/agere
Interface: PCMCIA
Driver – Linux: Kernel
Application: Kismet, Wireshark, Ettercap, Airodump, Netstumbler, AiroPeek, Cain, Ethereal
Packet injection: Yes (old kernel 2.4 see hermesAP project.)
Monitor mode: Yes (tested firmware 6.06)
Promiscious Mode: Yes
Registration in the OS: ethX
Antenna Connector: Yes
Price: Low
PCMCIA Orinoco Silver

PHILIPS SNN6500

Chip: atheros
Interface: PCMCIA

Driver – Linux: Kernel
Application: Kismet, Wireshark, Ettercap, Airodump, Aireplay, Netstumbler, AiroPeek, OmniPeek, Cain, Ethereal
Packet injection: Yes
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious Mode: Backtrack
Registration in the OS: athX
Antenna Connector: No
Price: Low
PCMCIA Philips SN 6500

Asus WL-167G

Chip: rt2570
Interface: USB
Driver – Linux: rt2x00 serialmonkey
Application: Kismet, Airodump, Netstumbler
Packet injection: Controversial, WiFiSlax may work
Monitor mode: WiFiSlax
Promiscious Mode: No
Registration in the OS: ra0, rausb0
Antenna Connector: On the motherboard (exist hack for ext. antenna)
Price: Low
USB Wi-Fi Asus wl-167

Edimax EW7318 (UG,USg)

the same chipset: Belkin F5D7050 (EF,ES), D-Link DWL-G122, Linksys WUSB54 (GC,GR)
Chip: rt2570
Interface: USB
Driver – Linux: rt2x00.serialmonkey.com
Application: Kismet, Wireshark, Ettercap, Airodump, Aireplay, Netstumbler, Cain, Ethereal
Packet injection: Yes
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious Mode: Yes
Antenna Connector: Only Edimax EW-7318 USg (R/SMA)
Registration in the OS: ra0, rausb0
Price: Medium
USB Wi-Fi Edimax EW-7318USg.

Edimax EW-7325Ig

Chip: atheros
Interface: PCI
Driver – Linux: Kernel
Application: Kismet, Wireshark, Ettercap, Airodump, Aireplay, Netstumbler, AiroPeek, OmniPeek, Ethereal, CommView for WiFi
Packet injection: Yes
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious Mode: Yes (Backtrack)
Registration in the OS: athX
Antenna Connector: Yes (R/SMA)
Price: Medium

Edimax EW-7106, 7126

Chip: rt8180
Interface: PCI
Application: AiroPeek Driver.
Driver – Linux: Old (CD)
Price: Low

Edimax EW-7128G

Chip: marwel, ralink
Application: Netstumbler (problematic irq), Kismet, Airodump, Aireplay. (Low Ralink, driver serialmonkey)
Registration in the OS: ra0
Kismet konfigurace: rt2570
Antenna Connector: Yes (R/SMA)
Price: Low

D-Link DWL-G520

(rev. B2,B3,B4)
Chip: atheros
Interface: PCI
Driver – Linux: Kernel
Application: Kismet, Wireshark, Ettercap, Airodump, Netstumbler, AiroPeek, OmniPeek, Ethereal, CommView for WiFi
Packet injection: Yes
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious Mode: Yes (Backtrack)
Registration in the OS: athX
Antenna Connector: Yes (R/SMA)
Price: Medium
PCI D-Link DWL-G520

D-Link DWL-G650

Chip: atheros
Interface: PCMCIA
Driver – Linux: Kernel
Application: Kismet, Wireshark, Ettercap, Airodump, Netstumbler, AiroPeek, Ethereal, CommView for WiFi
Packet injection: Yes
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious Mode: Yes (Backtrack)
Registration in the OS: athX
Antenna Connector: Yes (R/SMA)
Price: Low
Note: a lot of revisions.
PCMCIA D-Link DWL-G650

Intel® PRO/Wireless 2100

Interface: miniPCI
Driver – Linux: Kernel
Application: Kismet, Netstumbler
Registration in the OS: ethX
Antenna Connector: Yes. (2x U.FL)
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious Mode: Yes
Packet injection: Yes
Price: Low
miniPCI Express ipw2100

Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG (IBM, Dell)

Interface: miniPCI
Driver – Linux: Kernel
Application: Kismet, Netstumbler
Registration in the OS: ethX
Antenna Connector: Yes. (2x U.FL)
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious Mode: Yes
Packet injection: Yes
Price: Low
miniPCI Intel ipw2200

Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG (HP)

Interface: miniPCI
Driver – Linux: Kernel
Application: Netstumbler, CommView Wifi 5.6
Registration in the OS: ethX
Packtej injection: No
Antenna Connector: Yes. (2x U.FL)
Monitor mode: Yes (CommView Wifi 5.6)
Promiscious Mode: No
Price: Unknown
miniPCI Express ipw2915

Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (HP)

Interface: miniPCI express
Driver – Linux: Kernel
Application: Kismet, Airodump, Netstumbler, OmniPeek (Aireplay -> Wifiway, Wifislax)
Registration in the OS: ethX
Packet injection: Yes (Wifiway, Wifislax)
Monitor mode: Yes (OmniPeek)
Promiscious Mode: Yes (Backtrack, Wifiway, Wifislax)
Antenna Connector: Yes. (2x U.FL)
Price: Medium
miniPCI Express ipw3945

Z-Com XI-325, 325H, 325HP

Chip: prism 2.5
Interface: PCMCIA
Driver – Linux: Kernel (Orinoco)
Application: Kismet, Ethereal, Ettercap, Airodump, Aireplay, Cain, Netstumbler, CommView for WiFi
Packet injection: Yes (patched hostAP driver)

Monitor mode: Yes.
Promiscious Mode: Yes
Registration in the OS: wlanX (firmware < 1.7.4 ethX)
Antenna Connector: Yes. (2x MMCX)
Price: Medium
PCMCIA Z-Com 325

Z-Com XI-626

Chip: prism 2.5
Driver – Linux: Kernel (Orinoco)
Interface: PCI
Application: Kismet, Ethereal, Ettercap, Airodump, Aireplay, Cain, Netstumbler, CommView for WiFi
Monitor mode: Yes
Packet injection: Yes (Driver hostAP + patch)
Promiscious Mode: Yes
Registration in the OS: wlanX (firmware < 1.7.4 ethX)
Antenna Connector: Yes. (R/SMA)
Price: Low
PCI Z-Com XI-626

Wistron CM9 WNC

Chip: atheros
Interface: miniPCI
Driver – Linux: Kernel.
Application: Kismet, Airodump, Aireplay, Netstumbler, CommView for WiFi
Antenna Connector: Yes. (2x U.FL)
Packet injection: Yes
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious Mode: Yes (Backtrack)
Registration in the OS: athX
Price: Medium
miniPCI CM9

Wistron CM10

Chip: atheros
Interface: miniPCI
Driver – Linux: Kernel.
Application: Kismet, Airodump, Aireplay, Netstumbler, CommView for WiFi
Packet injection: Yes
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious Mode: Yes (Backtrack)
Registration in the OS: athX
Antenna Connector: Yes. (2x U.FL) – revers CM9 :)
Price: Medium
miniPCI CM10

Wistron CB9-Ext

Chip: atheros
Interface: PCMCIA.
Driver – Linux: Kernel
Application: Kismet, Airodump, Aireplay, Netstumbler, CommView for WiFi
Packet injection: Yes
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious Mode: Yes (Backtrack)
Registration in the OS: athX
Antenna Connector: Yes. MS-147 (pigtail price high :)
Price: Medium
PCMCIA CB9-Ext

Senao 8610

Chip: atheros
Interface: miniPCI
Model: 100 mW, 200 mW, 400 mW
Driver – Linux: Kernel.
Application: Kismet, Airodump, Aireplay, Netstumbler, CommView for WiFi
Packet injection: Yes
Monitor mode: Yes

Promiscious Mode: Yes (Backtrack)
Registration in the OS: athX
Antenna Connector: Yes. (2x U.FL)
Price: High

Ubquiti SuperRange Cardbus

Chip: atheros
Interface: PCMCIA
Model: 300 mW
Driver – Linux: Kernel.
Application: Kismet, Airodump, Aireplay, Netstumbler, CommView for WiFi
Packet injection: Yes
Monitor mode: Yes
Promiscious Mode: Yes (Backtrack)
Registration in the OS: athX
Antenna Connector: Yes. (2x U.FL, omni antenna in the pack)
Price: High
PCMCIA Ubquiti SuperRange

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