What Is NetStumbler?:
NetStumbler is a tool which allows you to detect and identify wireless access points. It can be used for a variety of wireless network troubleshooting purposes, including:
- Test and verify wireless network functionality
- Detect other networks potentially interfering with yours
- Locate and identify rogue access points within your network
- Help aim and place antennae for maximum wireless coverage
What Is Wardriving?:
Wardriving is an activity done by driving around with a wireless network-equipped laptop or other computing device to locate and catalog wireless networks or access points. It is often done using a GPS (global positioning satellite) device so that the precise coordinates of each access point can be logged.
Well, freeware is free and shareware comes with a price tag. Beggarware lies in between. It is free from a technical perspective, but the authors would greatly appreciate a donation if you keep and use the software.
You can download a copy of NetStumbler here: