Wireless Security
assuming encryption levels Jun 28 2009 09:38AM
Robin Wood (dninja gmail com) (2 replies)
Re: assuming encryption levels Jun 29 2009 02:04AM
Mike Kershaw (dragorn kismetwireless net)
Re: assuming encryption levels Jun 28 2009 04:34PM
Cedric Blancher (blancher cartel-securite fr) (1 replies)
Re: assuming encryption levels Jun 28 2009 07:54PM
Robin Wood (dninja gmail com) (1 replies)
Re: assuming encryption levels Jun 28 2009 08:22PM
Cedric Blancher (blancher cartel-securite fr)
Le dimanche 28 juin 2009 à 20:54 +0100, Robin Wood a écrit :
> I'll let you argue semantics with Dragorn as that came directly from
> the kismet networks XML file.

:)

To get back to your first example, it is WPA with PSK authentication and
TKIP encryption. As for the second one, it would be a WPA with PSK
authentication and supporting both TKIP and AES encryption.

> If I remember my 617 class correctly WPA uses WEP (or at least the
> same algorithm) for encryption but WPA2 uses AES so which is this
> network using?

Actually, I would definitely not say that WPA uses WEP, even if TKIP
encryption is actually performed using adapter WEP engine. It is a very
confusing shortcut that basically forgets everything about TKIP...
Semantics :)

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