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Is a rogue access point simply an additional access point inserted into a network? Is it distinctly different from an access point which is trying to spoof another official access point?

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Your question is rather vague and open ended per the faq. Is this question based on an actual problem you have? If so, please provide more details. –  CharlieRB Dec 30 '11 at 20:44
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Rogue access points are setup by rogues; e.g., they are malicious. Fake access points are not the real access point for whatever reason; e.g., set up by a rogue or by an administrator as a honeypot.

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