Rogues Access point

How can a rouge access point cause a problem? and what can be done to prevent this?
mc87Asked:
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Kyle AbrahamsSenior .Net DeveloperCommented:
Homework?  Are you assuming that you have control / access to the WAP?

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mc87Author Commented:
not Homework. No access to the network.
Kyle AbrahamsSenior .Net DeveloperCommented:
Not much you can do other than to say don't use it.  You have to try to find the device or owner of it and talk to them about it.
mc87Author Commented:
What problem could happen if there was a rogue access point?
Kyle AbrahamsSenior .Net DeveloperCommented:
People could have access to the outside world that wasn't in your control.  Also if someone from your corporation connected to it, it's possible that the machine could become compromised (essentially by-passing any firewalls and security rules you had in place on the network).
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