Asus EEEpc 1000

David McGlone d.mcglone at att.net
Mon Jan 26 21:57:59 UTC 2009


On Monday 26 January 2009 1:47:23 pm Derek Broughton wrote:
> Jim wrote:
> > Derek Broughton wrote:
> >> Jim wrote:
> >>>> If you're only going to use WEP, then why even bother?  WEP is
> >>>
> >>> So is wap and the other ones.
> >>
> >> That's WPA, and it's quite significantly more secure than WEP.  "The
> >> other ones" (generally WPA-based) can be very secure.
> >
> > There is a lot of articles out there that totally disagree with you. On
> > WPA.
>
> Cite even one.  There are many articles out there that say it can be
> cracked.  No doubt about it, but it is a couple of orders of magnitude
> tougher than WEP (which should take a beginner about 15 minutes).  If you
> change your keys _frequently_ (more frequently than practically anybody
> would, manually) WPA should be quite secure.  That's why you can make a
> secure network based on WPA.

Crack WEP with 300 PS3's maybe 600 PS3's will do the job ;-)
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David M.
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