On 10/3/06, Darragh Bailey <felix at compsoc.nuigalway.ie> wrote:
> So, I think that WPA-PSK and WPA are basically the same thing?
No they aren't. I would suggest a bit of reading on the matter :
As you'll see, there is not only WPA-PSK, but also TKIP and AES. As
you were saying, no matter which chipset is on each side, the
important thing here is the protocol. If you can, try to go WPA2
rather than WPA although WPA might just be safe for home usage. WPA2
is the one introducing AES.
So in short, WPA with PSK should get any wireless devices in your
house working pretty flawlessly. Now, keep in mind that a strong
passphrase non-dictionnary based is highly recommended. There are
already a few kits out there to brute force WPA devices, it is more
difficult but feasable.
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