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Unknownm August 28, 2009 03:14 PM

Japanese break wi-fi security in 60 seconds


The hack does not give total control over the wi-fi connection, but does enable reading and spoofing data packets, but the ease with which Wifi Protected Access (WPA) Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) encryption was broken suggests that anyone concerned about security should be looking at moving to the more secure WPA2 with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption sooner rather than later.
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clone63 August 30, 2009 10:24 PM

I don't see why someone would want to get in range of my network (I live in the woods), hack my wep key, all to get into my sub 1000$ savings...soo.. I'll stick with the easiest security I got.

belgolas August 31, 2009 07:24 PM

we don't have a password but we do live in the country and to get a wifi signal you would have to be in our driveway so it isn't a threat.

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