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This paper provides a discussion of the wireless Internet architecture known as IEEE 802.11a/b/g. The discussion focuses on security flaws in the architecture and hacking methods known as warchalking and wardriving. Recommendations for use of wireless networks are given in light of these security concerns.
From the Paper:"Wi-Fi standards for Wireless Fidelity is a term applied to a network that is designed using IEEE specifications, created primarily to extend Local Area Networks (LAN) into the wireless arena. (Pollock Shahid Zubair) The development of the IEEE standard was promoted in light of the following inbuilt security issues of wireless networks; The existence of secure and non-secure networks could be readily ascertained by observers with little equipment and without extensive training or expertise; The protection of many networks was inadequate..."
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Computer Science (2008, December 01) Retrieved August 09, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/computer-science-124365/
"Computer Science" 01 December 2008. Web. 09 August. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/computer-science-124365/>