[ubuntu-uk] WEP key

Pete Ryland pdr at pdr.cx
Wed May 30 18:13:40 BST 2007


On 30/05/07, London School of Puppetry <lspinfo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can anyone tell me what a WEP key is and what it does?

WEP is one of the encryption methods used over wireless ethernet
(802.11), encrypting all traffic with a shared secret known as the WEP
key.  Unfortunately, it's not very secure, so it's recommended to use
WPA if you desire that your communications not be eavesdropped.

The first hit on Google for "WEP" brings up the Wikipedia article
which contains more details.

Pete



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