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Old 18 August 2010, 01:46   #167
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Originally Posted by alexh
Is that even a software function? Are you sure the Prism2 chipset can do WPA2? If it is perhaps you can ask Neil Cafferkey (driver author) to investigate? He is still active I think.
Good question. I was under the impression it was a software issue, but perhaps its not. I thought for sure the Prism chipsets supported WPA though.

Originally Posted by alexh
With MAC filtering enabled?
MAC filtering is completely useless. Anyone who might even consider breaking into a wifi network can easily sniff out the MAC addy and spoof it. Quick Google search turns up easy instructions on doing it.

MAC filtering on a wifi network is like putting a sticker in your window on your house saying you have a security system.

Stops only the very most casual of thieves.

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