What is a WEP key?

Wired Equivalent Privacy

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Wired Equivalent Privacy/Wireless Encryption Protocol (WEP) is a deprecated algorithm to secure IEEE 802.11 wireless networks. Wireless networks broadcast messages using radio, so are more susceptible to eavesdropping than wired networks. When introduced in 1999, WEP was intended to provide confidentiality comparable to that of a traditional wired network.

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