Heroes of Packet Analysis Quiz

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4: Why can’t you connect to your office network with your Nintendo?

Question Background:

You want to play a video game with your colleagues, so you connect your Nintendo to the office WiFi, but it doesn’t connect. You check the RF info, channels and setting, then capture packets and filter “wlan.addr_resolved contains Nintendo” in the trace file below. What is the reason you cannot connect to the enterprise wireless network?

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A. Enterprise WiFi uses different MCS(Modulation Code Set).
B. Nintendo’s MAC address is not allowed by office network administrator.
C. You are using the wrong authentication mode.
D. You use the wrong WPA1 Passphrase in 4 way handshake.
E. You use the wrong WPA2 Passphrase in 4 way handshake.

The correct answer was…

C. You are using the wrong authentication mode.


The contest is closed, so we won’t be taking into account any more answers.


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Who asked the question:

Megumi Takeshita

Founder Ikeriri Network Service.

Megumi Takeshita, known as Packet Otaku, runs a packet analysis company after having worked as a network analyst at BayNetworks and Nortel Networks for many years. Ikeriri Network Service is a reseller of Riverbed, Metageek, Profitap and other packet capture products in Japan.

Megumi has written more than 10 books about packet analysis and deep inspection using Wireshark in Japanese.

Read her Review › ProfiShark Long-Term Traffic Capture

Answer all questions correctly for a chance to win a $500 Amazon Gift Card.

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