WPA & WPA2 Encryption no longer secure?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Zyrtec, Oct 10, 2008.

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  1. Zyrtec

    Zyrtec Registered Member

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    not at all. if your WPA passphrase is complex enough, it's still very secure. This is nothing new. WPA and WPA2 have always been susceptible to bruteforcing.
     
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    I always assumed anything that operates over the air is non secure and thus I don't do important stuff unless on a land line. Perhaps I am limiting myself unnecessarily and will re-evaluate my WIFI policy.
     
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    Exactly, but for bruteforcing to work, you have to have sloppy passwords. If you use upper and lower case letters, numbers, and the special characters, and pick a random password of 25 or more characters, I think you'd be safe. Do the math.

    Pete
     
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