Re: WEP Password Cracker

From: Steven Kurylo <sk_at_no.spam.please>
Date: Wed Apr 05 2006 - 10:40:03 CST

> I just had a fellow from some mining survey company walk into the town
> office at LeRoy, and use a password cracker for WEP wireless encryption
> that opened things up in about 3 minutes. Does anyone have an idea of
> what he used, and what is needed to defend against this sort of tool?

Airsnort could do it:

You can't defend against it. I don't follow wireless stuff closely,
so I'm not sure if the lastest access points have something stronger
than wep.

If you want to protect your traffic, you need to use some kind of VPN.
Received on Wed Apr 5 10:40:11 2006

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