It’s important to secure your wireless network with WPA2 encryption and a strong passphrase. But what sorts of attacks are you actually securing it against? Here’s how attackers crack encrypted wireless networks. This isn’t a “how to crack a wireless network” guide. We’re not here to walk you through the process of compromising a network – we want you to understand how someone might compromise your network. Spying on an Unencrypted Network First, let’s start with the least secure network possible: An open network with no encryption. Anyone can obviously connect to the network and use your Internet connection without providing a passphrase. This could put you in legal danger if they do something illegal and it’s traced back to…

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How an Attacker Could Crack Your Wireless Network Security

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