[ale] wireless sanity/security check

Jeff Lightner jlightner at water.com
Wed Jan 6 14:59:30 EST 2010

I don't get your correction.  The "they" mentioned is the hacks.

I wasn't suggesting either WPA with AES or WPA2 was hackable but rather
responding to the earlier post that suggested WPA2 and WPA were easily

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From: ale-bounces at ale.org [mailto:ale-bounces at ale.org] On Behalf Of Jim
Sent: Wednesday, January 06, 2010 2:24 PM
To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts - Yes! We run Linux!
Subject: Re: [ale] wireless sanity/security check

On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 11:56, Jeff Lightner <jlightner at water.com> wrote:
> I was referring to this story from August and also misspoke - I said
> less than an hour and the story was about less than a minute:
> -fi.html
> It suggests that WPA with AES and WPA2 aren't quite so easy to hack.

Actually it says this:

           They do not work on newer WPA 2 devices or on WPA systems
           use the stronger Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

which is a bit different from how you put it. ;-)

WPA2+AES, with MAC filtering, and https mgmt (from the inside only),
is the way to roll.

-Jim P.
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