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A quick introduction to WiFi Security
Authored by: jeremyrh on Dec 15, '04 03:03:44AM

Maybe I can take this opportunity to ask a dumb question:

I use an iMac with Airport card as a "soft" base station. Works fine for connecting with an iBook also with Airport card. But I haven't found how to connect a PC to the network, since I can't find out what is the "network equivalent password" for the Airport network. Apparently if I had a "real" base station there's a way to find this out, but for the "soft" BS I seem to be out of luck.

Seems slightly ironic that there is this big thread about WEP insecurity - and I can't even crack MY OWN network :)



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A quick introduction to WiFi Security
Authored by: schaps on Dec 15, '04 08:16:16AM

There are no dumb questions! Just the ones not asked...

Try this utility:
WEP Key Maker
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/12601

Let us know if that works...



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A quick introduction to WiFi Security
Authored by: marook on Dec 15, '04 07:39:27PM
And here is a web version at my company:

WEP key from passphrase generator

Enjoy!

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/Marook

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