[Ilugc] Wireless cards available locally that work on Debian

Roshan George roshan at arjie.com
Tue Dec 30 12:35:21 IST 2008


On Mon, 2008-12-29 at 18:43 +0530, Raja Subramanian wrote:
> www.aircrack-ng.org can actually recover the WEP key itself.
> 
> Using the WEP key, an attacker can connect to your wireless router
> and become a part of your LAN.  After that the attacker can access your
> LAN clients, use your internet bandwidth, etc.
> 
> WEP is bad.
> 
> If you have a hackable wireless router (something that runs openwrt),
> you can handle the wireless encryption at a higher layer by using openvpn
> or ipsec between the wireless clients and the router.
> 
> - Raja

Ah, I see. Thank you, Raja and Arun, for your warnings. I will look into
using WPA.

Regards,
-- 
Roshan George <roshan at arjie.com>



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