Encryption program needed for using wlan

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by Kaisaargbra2, Mar 12, 2010.

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  1. Kaisaargbra2

    Kaisaargbra2 Registered Member

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    Is encryption necessary when using wlan on a mobile phone

    Is the encryption that comes with smartphones strong enough

    If so can anyone recommend a suitable program

    Would kasperskey or norton be suitable
     
  2. funkydude

    funkydude Registered Member

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    Are you talking about 3G wireless Internet?
     
  3. Kaisaargbra2

    Kaisaargbra2 Registered Member

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    Sorry i wasnt clear

    i mean when connecting to wifi from a mobile phone
     
  4. funkydude

    funkydude Registered Member

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    That encryption choice is done in the host device, usually a router. The phone doesn't choose the encryption. So if you choose WPA2 (the best) on the router thats what every device has to use to connect to the router.
     
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