Rogue Access Points

A "Rogue Access Point" is any access point detected by an Unleashed access point that is not part of the Unleashed network. Rogue devices are detected during off channel scans (background scanning) and are simply other access points that are not part of the Unleashed network (e.g., an access point at a nearby coffee shop, a neighbor's apartment or shopping mall).

Typically, rogue access points are not a threat, however there are certain types that do pose a threat that will be automatically identified as "malicious rogue APs." The three automatically identified malicious access point categories are as follows: