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|>|Wi-Fi security - WEP, WPA and WPA2  
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> Description Article "Wi-Fi security - WEP, WPA and WPA2" - hakin9 1/2006 (14)
Overview of the Wi-Fi wireless security (WEP, WPA, WPA2) and practical attacks against these different protocols.
Article published in 7 languages (French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Czech and Polish)  
> Context & Dates Article published in number 1/2006 (14) of hakin9, January 2006.
Publication on www.hsc.fr on 28 December 2005.  
> Author Guillaume Lehembre  
> Type Article published in 7 languages : French, English, Spanish, Deutch, Italian, Czech, Polish  
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  • A brief history of WEP
  • WEP key cracking using Aircrack

Other types of Aircrack attacks

  • Attack 2: Deauthentication
  • Attack 3: Decrypting arbitrary WEP data packets without knowing the key
  • Attack 4: Fake authentication

802.11i standard

  • Phase 1: Agreeing on the security policy
  • Phase 2: 802.1X authentication
  • Phase 3: Key hierarchy and distribution
  • Phase 4: RSNA data confidentiality and integrity

WPA/WPA2 weaknesses

WPA/WPA2 OS implementation


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