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Friday, 7 January 2005, 2:38 AM EST

The wireless security technology called Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) is a big improvement—especially as a replacement to the crippled wired equivalent privacy (WEP)—but all wireless security schemes share a problem. They are still hard to setup. A least they are hard enough for non-techie types.

Thus, most don't bother turning security on. That goes for home networks and many offices.

By Eric Griffith at Wi-Fi Planet.

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