WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) was introduced in an attempt to provide security during the authentication process, security and reliability in communications between wireless devices.

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What To Do With The WEP 64-Bit key

Say I have sniffed on a Wi-Fi, and I have happened to have found the 64 WEP-Key. What can I do with this? Can I reverse the RC4 and use that as a password. Do I need to include the IV? I don't ...
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Convert WEP key to passphrase

How I can convert a 10-digit (in HEX) WEP key to it's passphrase? I've recovered the WEP key by a software tool (eg: 3666386162) Now I want to connect to this wifi network so I need it's passphrase ...
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macbook cannot access google sites but only if using WEP

It's the weirdest networking puzzle I've ever encountered... I have a working Wifi network using a Netgear WGR614 router. It's configured with WEP authentication. 4 linux computers, two iphones and ...
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Windows 8 - can not right click on wireless network to change WEP key

I need to change the WEP key on my Windows8 laptop. The typical instructions are to open the list of wireless connections (Control Panel=>Network and Internet=>Connect to a Network), and right-click ...
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MacBook running Snow Leopard does not remember WEP password

I have a MacBook Pro5,5 running OS X 10.6.4. I can connect to a certain WLAN using AirPort with a WEP password successfully, but the password is not remembered after each disconnection. What's more, ...
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Windows 8 WEP with Shared Key

Windows 8 won't let you connect to a wireless network that uses WEP with shared-key authentication. That's awesome for the greater good and all, but right now I want the "do it anyway" button, and if ...
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How to share internet on Mac with WEP

I'm using Macbook Pro 13", I want to share my internet connection via wifi, but in my sharing options, only show WPA2. How I can share my internet with WEP ? Do I need install any packets ? Thanks!
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How can I set up a WEP wifi network hosted by my PC running Windows 8, which draws its internet connection from wifi?

My Nintendo 3DS can connect to WPA networks, but not when running the old DS games - there it requires an open network or WEP encryption at the most. My new router doesn't support multiple SSID's ...
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Monitor Mode on the Intel Centrino(R) Advanced-N 6205 (WEP Penetration) On Windows

Can anyone tell me a way to do WEP hacking (legal, of course) (on my own wireless connection, for the purposes of this question) with Wireshark or similar programs on an Intel Centrino Advanced-N ...
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How can I retrieve the WEP password

How can I retrieve the WEP password for the 2wire774 wireless router so I can operate another computer on the network?
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How to set a 5 char (40 bit) ASCII password for WEP on a Linksys v8 device

I have a Linksys FW v8, and I want to use wireless password "12345" for WEP. I cant set it up, I just can specify a 64 or 128 bit, I want 40 bit, 5 char long. Is it possible?
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Home wireless connection, what stops someone replaying?

Something i dont get: I set up a Pre Shared Key on my router and I use this as my network password on Windows. I match the WPA2-Personal on the router and my laptop. However, whatever my laptop ...
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How to recover WEP network key in WinXP?

I want to add another computer to my wireless network, but I do not remember the WEP encryption key. Windows XP has this key stored, I know this because it reconnects to the network each time I want, ...
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Does the use of aircrack for cracking wifi routers need special hardware?

Like the title says, do I need a special hardware other than my laptop's default wireless card to crack a wep key from auditing network ? Additionally, what is the exact software needed and do I need ...
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WEP key for network works in Windows 7, fails under Ubuntu 11.04 and Debian

I tried to find the WEP key of my neighbour's network. There is no problem, he agrees. So, I run airodump-ng & aireplay-ng -3 and after a few minutes I get the WEP key. Nevertheless, I can't get ...
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What is the key that will let you connect with a wifi router even if you do not know the wep/wpa key?

My university teacher showed as at the "internet security" lesson that there is a key in your wifi router webpage settings that it may used to connect with it even if the wep/wpa key is changed. It's ...
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How to increase the strength of my wireless signal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Improve Wireless Signal Hello! I have some wireless connection from my college through the dormitory where i am living. The connection is really strong in the living ...
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Can't ping workgroup PC over Wireless (WEP)

I have an XP Pro SP3 laptop, and an XP Home SP3 netbook, both in the same workgroup, and both connected to the same wireless (PC to PC) network (no router involved). The network is running WEP, as I ...
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Cracking WEP with Aircrack and Kismet

Just a minor question, but I notice with aircrack when it lists networks, it does not list the encryption type of each network. Which seems fair enough, as you can use Kismet, however on my machine ...
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How to create an open wireless along with private wireless?

I am working in a restaurant and we got our own 10Mbps speed Internet connection. The high speed is intended for our servers and credit card phone line. We recently decided to open wireless up to ...
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wireless router/modem stops working after some minutes when enabling WEP encryption

Ive had it with various router/modems, the last one was "Sitecom wireless modem router 300N" For example, I switch on the router, it works fine for several minutes, and then the connection drops on ...
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How to use a WEP key in iPod Touch? [closed]

When I set-up my Netgear router I entered a WEP 128 bit passphrase. Every device that I've connected to my network so far has asked for the key, but the iPod Touch (maybe in an effort to be user ...
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Ubuntu, connecting to WLAN

I successfully installed Ubuntu onto my usb hard drive. However, I'm not sure what the issue is with my internet. I'm not familiar enough with ubuntu to know whether this is a problem with ...
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Again WPA Connection problem even after changed to latest version ..please help

I am using hostapd, wireless tools with madwifi for my wireless ap in my board. The WEP, WPA-PSK connections and communications between my board with linux and my desktop PC, Windows XP SP2 (with ...
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WEP authentication suddenly failing in Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 and after a recent reboot, I'm now unable to authenticate to wireless networks using WEP encryption. I can connect fine to open networks (no idea about WPA). When trying to ...
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Why does encryption not destroy the way networks work?

I've a very basic understanding of how encryption works. My knowledge insofar is that of CCNA discovery level on the CISCO courses (along with a few other things such as Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte ...
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How can I sniff packets from an unsecured wireless network?

I am interested in being able log packets going over a unsecured wireless network. Specifically, I want to see HTTP POST / GET requests and responses going between the router and computers on the ...
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How Wifis and wifi security work?

I see tons of videos dealing with WEP cracking, but actaully none of them teach about how Wifis work. They are just a bunch of commands thrown at the screen. Where can I learn about the inner ...
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Setting up WiFi so even non-technical people can connect easily

I keep running into this: I want to set up a temporary WiFi access point, but there's always someone who can't connect easily. So I end up spending at least 10 minutes on figuring out what's wrong ...