Wep Definition

verb

(obsolete) Simple past tense and past participle of weep.

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Wired Equivalent Privacy.
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In IEEE 802.11b wireless LAN (WLAN) specifications, an optional security mechanism that uses a stream cipher with a 40-, 64- or 128-bit (WEP2) encryption key to protect data in transit. Since compromised by hackers in 2001, WEP largely has been replaced by Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA). See also 802.11b, cipher, encryption, hacker, key, WLAN, and WPA.

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