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Wireless QOTD May 3rd

Discussion in 'Wireless' started by tripwire45, May 3, 2004.

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Both 64-bit and 128-bit WEP use the same 24-bit Initialization Vector (IV). One of the problems wit

  1. C. 18 hours

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  2. B. 9 hours

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  3. A. 5 hours

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  4. D. 24 hours

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  1. tripwire45
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    Nobody?
     
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  3. flex22

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    Either A or B, hmm.

    I'll go for B

    Would like an explanation of what IV is, after everyones voted of course.
     
  4. AJ

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    Complete guess Trip

    "C"
     
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  5. Jakamoko
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    My spider-sense says C.

    Something to do with 2*24 and 18 hours sounds right.
     
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  6. tripwire45
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    I'm giving it about another 30 minutes or so, gang. Any last minute voters better get it done quick.
     
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    I have no idea. D
     
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    Time's up. The answer is...



    A: 5 hours. Yep, that's all. After that, the sequence starts over again and that's what makes 24-bit IV a bad choice. All a hacker has to do is sniff the stream and collect the data. When it starts over again, he's got what he needs to break in. I'm posting a couple of links about IV:

    tom's networking

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    sciencedaily. Enjoy. More tomorrow.
     
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