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Which Layer of the OSI model is responsible for encryption in WLANS?

Since WEP and WPA/WPA2 encrypt the payload of 802.11 MAC frames and we know that MAC goes under the Data Link Layer (Layer 2), can we also assume that encryption occurs in Layer 2 as well? At least ...
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In Wireless Networks, What is IV?

I understand it is initialization vector, but what is it ? Is it appended at the beginning of each packet as a key piece? Is it used to encrypt the entire packet? What does IV do exactly?
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How can I simulate 802.11 with WEP encryption on a wire or within a single system?

How can I simulate 802.11 with WEP encryption on a wire or within a single system? Thanks, Chenz
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config a router to act as a client and access another wireless router/network, wag120n

I currently have a WAG120N( http://www.linksysbycisco.com/EU/en/support/WAG120N) router and I would like to know if it's possible to configure it to connect to a different wireless network(WEP with no ...
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Connect to WEP Wireless Network by command line on Ubuntu

I am a newbie to both network and Linux. I am now trying to connect to a WEP wireless network by command line on my Ubuntu 8.10, because the Network Manager does not support 64 bit WEP. (1) I ...
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How to secure adhoc networks

What is the right way to secure adhoc networks? WPA_NONE is a cruel hack (doesn’t work most of the time, discards important packets, ..), WEP is not secure and Open… open is open. IPSec is a level to ...
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WEP or WPA what should I use for my WiFi networks connection

Which protocol should I use and why?
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Is WEP used in conjunction with a wireless access list adequate security?

I use a Netgear wireless router, with various wireless devices connecting to it. One of my wireless devices doesn't support WPA2 security, so I had to downgrade the security on the router to WEP. We ...