Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To participate in wardriving
  • n. A drive for the purpose of wardriving
  • n. A get-together of people who wardrive

Etymologies

war +‎ drive, modelled on war-dialing. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Skyhook employees and contractors "wardrive" down millions of miles of roads to correlate location (from GPS) with the signatures of Wi-Fi access points.

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  • As before, Morgan says, Skyhook employees and contractors "wardrive" down millions of miles of roads to correlate location (from GPS) with the signatures of Wi-Fi access points.

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  • Another such aerial wardrive happened in California last August, as pilot and techie, Netstumbler running, overflew likely broadcasters.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Warflying: accessing the airwaves from the air

  • There seems to be less free wireless in urban Australia, though I didn't actually wardrive much.

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  • That doesn't mean it's not true, but I'd be curious to see if someone performs an extensive wardrive in the covered areas.

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  • Just do a wardrive and discover how many routers out there are offering an open service with the SSID name "LINKSYS".

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  • Try a quick wardrive in most areas and you will find lots of open routers out there.

    Techdirt

  • Er, isn't it illegal to wardrive in some states [Florida] in the first place?

    Slashdot: Hardware

  • This is coming from someone who used to wardrive himself, and is using Enterprise strength certificate auth at home.

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  • After the wardrive was over, one of the participants, DigitalMDX, made a commemorative bronze coin for everyone who took part, and since I also found it in the same drawer, here it is (click for a larger picture):

    The Firehouse

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