Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/04/2000 10:51:26
> I guess it all boils down to the purpose of the WEP mode.  Is it there
> to protect your data or to keep some "intruder" from getting
> full-duplex local network access via your RF gateway.

If it's intended to merely provide authentication and access control,
well, to paraphrase Zathras: "RC4... is wrong tool."

encryption algorithms do not provide authentication..

					- Bill