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[suse-security] Re: Re: what is more secure, WEP with 128bit, or WPA-PSK?
From: Markus Gaugusch (markusgaugusch.at)
Date: Tue Sep 06 2005 - 15:12:17 CDT
On Sep 6, Dirk Schreiner <Dirk.Schreinertria.de> wrote:
> Markus Gaugusch schrieb:
> >> which one is more secure for wlans, WEP with 128 bit, or WPA-PSK?
> > WPA-PSK is more secure, but also dependant on the pass phrase.
> > I prefer random strings with ~50 bytes, You can get those easily from
> > base64 coded email attachments. This is also a great source for initial
> > user passwords ;-)
> Funny idea ;-)
> By far less complicated as using random data and md5.
And better, because md5 outputs only 0-9,A-F ...
The /dev/random and tr approach is of course better (in theory), but I
just can't remember that command when I need to ;-)
Usually, base64 encoded data has enough randomness if you look a bit for
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