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Re: OT: unathorized network user.



Frank Cox wrote:
On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 10:24:09 +0900
John Summerfield <debian herakles homelinux org> wrote:

WEP's good for about two minutes these days.

Interesting.

What should you do to protect access to your wireless network?


Anything newer. WPA for example.

For those not in the know, WEP was found to be weak quite some time (years) ago, but known attacks required a few gigabytes of data.

More recently an active attack has been found, it involves injecting stuff and examining the encrypted data that comes back. Code's readily available, and a google aimed at theregister.co.uk should find a better explanation than you'll get out of me and a link to a paper and some code.



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