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Re: [seriously OT] securing wireless networks
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: [seriously OT] securing wireless networks
- From: Chris Hedemark <chris_(_at_)_yonderway_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 15:42:03 -0400
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On Thursday, May 29, 2003, at 03:29 PM, Alexander Hall wrote:
I recently set up a 802.11b network using the builtin WEP (Wire
Protocol). I am not sure what encryption technique WEP is based on,
use a shared 104-bit key (although it claims to be 128-bit).
WEP is a joke. Turn on WEP, go ahead. It's just a speed bump. It
would take someone less than 30 minutes of passive work to crack that
nut and penetrate your network without you ever knowing.
IPsec is your friend.
UNIX / Linux / BSD / Mac OS X / Windows consulting available. No job
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