Subject: Re: Lucent Wavelan / Cisco Aironet WEP
To: Martin J. Laubach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
Date: 02/09/2001 22:39:14
I've made WEP with 40-bit keys work between an Aironet basestation and
a Lucent Silver card.
Last I knew, the "128"-bit (really "104 bit") WEP was not
standardized; I wouldn't be shocked to learn that Lucent and Cisco did
it ever so slightly differently.
Because of incompetant crypto protocol design, 104-bit WEP is not
appreciably stronger than 40-bit WEP. WEP is probably best suited for
keeping casual browsers from accidentally associating with one of your