[OT] Re: Suggestions : Wireless Modem Access Point

Fabien Penso penso at linuxfr.org
Thu Dec 13 11:56:02 EST 2001

 >> WEP is secure for a given value of secure ;)
 >> While it is breakable it ain't trivial. For a typical load on a home network
 >> it would require a few hours of sniffing and then a few hours CPU time to
 >> crack. WEP would stop war driving and it would stop your neighbors
 >> accidentally using your AP. For web surfing its prolly cool. For shell
 >> sessions use ssh (but you do that already right?) IPSEC would be the best
 >> solution BUT its not trivial to implement. Perhaps it would be easier to
 >> lock down which MAC's can access the AP? 

 > Don't forget to use IMAP over SSL.. or POP over SSL.. So your mailbox
 > passwords aren't going out cleartext :)  

I personnaly prefer to use uucp+ssh as explained on
http://perso.linuxfr.org/penso/article/uucp+ssh.html (use
babelfish). Compressed, fast, reliable. I love it.

Fabien Penso <penso at linuxfr.org> | LinuxFr a toujours besoin de :
http://perso.LinuxFR.org/penso/  | http://linuxfr.org/dons/

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