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    Default quick question pretty simple i think

    When trying to crack a wep password on a wireless network does a legit computer (wirelessly) connected to the Access Point have to be communicating in order to create data to try and crack. In other words if no1 was using a wireless WEP AP and it was still sitting there ready to go would an attacker still be able to carry out an attack?

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    Yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by towelee View Post
    When trying to crack a wep password on a wireless network does a legit computer (wirelessly) connected to the Access Point have to be communicating in order to create data to try and crack. In other words if no1 was using a wireless WEP AP and it was still sitting there ready to go would an attacker still be able to carry out an attack?
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    Quote Originally Posted by towelee View Post
    When trying to crack a wep password on a wireless network does a legit computer (wirelessly) connected to the Access Point have to be communicating in order to create data to try and crack. In other words if no1 was using a wireless WEP AP and it was still sitting there ready to go would an attacker still be able to carry out an attack?
    Theres a couple of relevant documents at the link below that will enable you to work out the answer to your question in detail
    tutorial [Aircrack-ng]
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