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A rogue system is any system in a wireless network that has been placed by third parties in range of the wireless network in order to gather information about it, penetrate it or other malicious activities.
Common rogue systems or devices are:
- Fake AP's
- Concealable computers equipped with WiFi-cards and antenna's. Examples are e.g. handhelds, microcomputers, ... Microcomputers are often cheap, as they can be built DIY (e.g. Arduino, ECB ATmega32/644, ... )
- Trojan horses