What are some reasons (if any) one would choose WEP over WPA? Clearly, WPA offers more security, but when can WEP be a good or even better choice?
I need some help for my understanding while reading through this authentication scheme in WEP. In a WEP authentication scheme, the station first sends a request for authentication. However, this ...
Ran into an interesting situation with Kismet and Airmon-ng while observing a client wireless network. Basically, I'm observing the network using airmon-ng, and I have my BSSID and frequency set to ...
I have downloaded the following function from the internet. It's a WEP Key generator for 64-bit from a giving passphrase. and I m wondering if a such algorithm is a standard algorithm? or it's an ...
Security difference in wardriving open network versus monitoring traffic on a network to which I am authenticated
I have been listening to the CBT nuggets on comptia security+ and there were a few sections on wireless security. A question that occurred to me was: if I am authorized to use a wireless network, and ...
I need to illustrate WEP cracking methods, I'll be using aircrack suit for that. There is a little problem that I want to speed up the method for very fast packet capturing, since this is just an ...
What is the most common default security setting on most consumer and small business Wi-Fi routers? [closed]
I am writing a paper right now which involves Wi-Fi security (I'll spare you the details). A major argument in this area depends on the assertion that Wi-Fi routers come defaulted as open networks (ie ...
I know there are three method for wifi security. What are the relative strengths of the password encryption in WEP, WPA and WPA2 PSK?
I want to know more about how WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) protocol for wireless securiy. From this wikipedia article I have got a basic Idea. But I still don't get what the initialize vector is? Is ...