WEP safe with Cisco APs?

Holger Koepke holger at koepke.net
Mon Jan 21 21:31:30 EST 2002

On Mon, 21 Jan 2002 18:27:09 +0800, "darren" <teodarren at yahoo.com>

>Hi all,
>I read that the WEP and its IVs generated by a Cisco setup is safe from
>Airsnort and WEPCrack.

As far as I know, every manufacturer has a new and 802.11(a)
uncompatible version of WEP now, which is "safe" against the old

>Are there any utilities currently that can compromise the Cisco APs?
>Otherwise, are they safe to use?

If it is safe NOW, you can't say, that it "is safe". If you want to
have a secure communication, you ALLWAYS should use VPN - not only on


Nicht durch Zorn, sondern durch Lachen tötet man. (Nietzsche, dt. Phil.,

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