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Hacking Exposed 7: Network Security Secrets & Solutions by George Kurtz, Joel Scambray, Stuart McClure

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CHAPTER 8Wireless Hacking

When asked in 1887 what impact his radio wave detection discovery would have on the world, the German scientist Heinrich Hertz famously stated, “Nothing, I guess.” Hertz saw no practical use for his discovery at the time, instead acknowledging his simple progression from the scientists and experimenters before him—Mahlon Loomis, Michael Faraday, James Maxwell, and others. What Hertz lacked in vision, he more than made up for in his practical discoveries, however. The world was moving into a brave new invisible world and how fitting that its very discoverers had difficulty seeing its future. Now, over 140 years later, their discoveries have revolutionized the world and the way we communicate. And the world will never ...

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