Thread: Wep, Wpa, Wpa2
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128-bit WEP can be cracked by someone determined within a relatively short time if they can monitor your traffic. You can minimise the risk by removing the SSID transmission and also adding MAC address filtering (that's MAC address not Mac address!). MAC address filtering is useless on its own, but when combined with WEP it makes the whole network a little harder to crack.

To be honest, the reason for having an encrypted WiFi network is to put off opportunist surfers who my just be cruising by your street. If your neighbour is a hardcore hacker and is determined to use your WiFi, they'll get in eventually.

As for that router - I think it is a little problematic with Macs.

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