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Hacker Techniques, Tools, and Incident Handling, 2nd Edition by Sean-Philip Oriyano

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Glossary of Key Terms

802.11 | A family of standards that defines the basics of wireless technologies and how they will interact and function.

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Active fingerprinting | A form of OS fingerprinting that involves actively requesting information from the target system. This means getting the information faster but also at greater risk of exposure than is the case in passive fingerprinting.

Active session hijacking | The process of searching for and identifying a session and taking it over in order to interact with the victim’s system. Performed on networks where switches are in play.

Active sniffing | The process of sniffing network traffic when a switch is involved and splitting the network into different logical collision domains.

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