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Defense agency found using unsecure WLAN security cameras
While parked across the street from DISA's headquarters, O'Ferrell was able to easily map the topology of the agency's network, including the Service Set Identifier (SSID) numbers of access points and numerous IP addresses. Using a standard 802.11b wireless LAN card attached to his laptop computer and "sniffer" software, he was able to probe the network in less than half an hour.
O'Ferrell, who didn't attempt to enter the network, also determined that DISA failed to protect the system with the most basic form of 802.11b security, the Wired Equivalent Privacy ((WEP) Protocol.
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