[olug] Wireless Security?

Jordan Wilberding diginux at diginux.net
Wed Jul 17 20:05:34 UTC 2002

> I read this on a website for wireless internet access.  I thought WEP
> was considered relatively insecure now?  I would not consider wireless
> access security "second to none".
> Can anybody shed some more light on how secure wireless is right now?

Not very,

At a local company in my town they are implemented a wireless LAN too
and they tested out WEP encryption. They broke it in 8 min :)

So they decided instead to use an algorithm (I forget the name) that changes
the key every 10 min.

-Jordan Wilberding


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