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Posted by:m2
Subject:.network encryption question.
Date:10:00:31 28/08/2006

> > in the .network files that kismet creates, encryption for a network is noted as a singular or combination from a list of types, including, wep, wep40, wep104,tkip,wpa,psk,aesccm,pptp...
> >
> > often when wep is listed, wep40 and wep104 are not, is this because kismet hasn't received enough frames from this network to determine this or is kismet simply looking at the advertised security capability - i.e. it isn't dependent on number of frames received from the network..
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> WEP implies the privacy bit is set and no other information is available.
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> WEP40 and WEP104 are only deduced from advanced encryption tagparms (WPA dissection). Normal WEP has no indicators about key size.
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> Other encryption options are also deduced from the WPA feature set.
>
> -m

Thanks, I just stumbled upon your blog post about this:-

http://www.kismetwireless.net/blog/index.php?date=20050628

Can you provide links to any WPA docs that detail the format of the header frames?

Thanks.


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