Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) WEP, WPA and WPA2

Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) is one of today’s leading wireless technologies, with Wi-Fi support being integrated into more and more devices: laptops, PDAs, mobile phones. However, one configuration aspect all too often goes unnoticed: security. Let’s have a closer look at the level of security of encryption methods used in modern Wi-Fi implementations. A WiFi connection is established using a wireless adapter to create hotspots – areas in the vicinity of a wireless router that are connected to the network and allow users to access internet services. Once configured, WiFi provides wireless…

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