[ubuntu-uk] WEP key

London School of Puppetry lspinfo at gmail.com
Wed May 30 18:22:53 BST 2007


On 30/05/07, Pete Ryland <pdr at pdr.cx> wrote:
>
> 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
> Thanks Pete- I will check out the articlce. Caroline
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