Which wireless encryption type was found to have significant cryptographic vulnerabilities in 2001?
E) Cans and a string
The answer: D) WEP
The Wired Equivalent Privacy protocol was one of the original encryption types for wireless networks. Unfortunately, the cryptographic vulnerabilities in the protocol rendered it useless and WPA2 was ultimately created to replace it.
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Wireless networking technology has become a normal part of our home and mobile networks. In this video, you’ll learn about 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, and some of the encryption technologies associated with wireless networks.