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Wireless Personal Communications

, Volume 70, Issue 4, pp 1235–1241 | Cite as

A Probability Problem Arising from the Security of the Temporal Key Hash of WPA

  • Rui A. C. FerreiraEmail author
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Abstract

In this paper we raise and discuss a problem from the analysis done in Moen et al. (ACM SIGMOBILE Comput Commun Rev 8(2):76–83, 2004) about some weaknesses in the key scheduling in Wi-Fi protected access (WPA).

Keywords

Probability TKIP Security of wireless devices WPA 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsLusophone University of Humanities and TechnologiesLisbonPortugal

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