Subject: Re: iwi0: Unknown Authenticate state 4
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/10/2005 11:41:46
In article <>,
	Marcin Jessa <> writes:
> BTW, WEP can be cracked in a few mins and only slows down your wlan link,

While this is true there are still legal reasons to use it. At least
in Germany you are "not forbidden" to use a unprotected WLAN while
breaking WEP encryption to gain access is illegal.

> IPsec ...

Unfortunately there are a lot of devices which support WLAN but not IPSec.
It would be nice if NetBSD would support WPA or 802.11i.

> ... or PPTP would be more suitable for encryption.

PPTP is also known to be vulnerable similar to WEP.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler