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Wi-Fi Security System Is 'Broken'

"More holes have been picked in the security measure designed to protect the privacy and data of wi-fi users.

The latest attack lets criminals defeat firewalls and spy on where someone goes and what they do online.

It comes after a series of other attacks that, experts say, have left the basic protection in wi-fi comprehensively "broken", writes BBC News..

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Dark_Overlord3682d ago

More fool anyone who opts to use WEP, its been known for a long time now that it was insecure. Sh*t, I can go and download a WEP cracker now with minimum effort required. Have the BBC only just realised how crap WEP is? Shows how bright they really are

gamesR4fun3682d ago

never was any such thing has safe wi/fi

kingofps33682d ago

Never heard of such an issue.

kingofps33682d ago

Never heard of such an issue.

Edit: double post.

Lumbo3682d ago

WEP was broken YEARS ago, no idea how any reasonable page considers this news. WPA is already old, still secure though and already replaced by WPA2 in 2006. Whoever uses WEP is beyond help. Its like using no encryption altogether.

gamesR4fun3682d ago

wpa and wpa2 are both hackable all you need is the right slackware and a wireless laptop and in less than 2 mins your in.

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