Password encryption: WEP, WPA and WPA2

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I'm pretty much a beginner when it comes to security but I do know that there are pretty much three different methods when it comes to Wi-Fi security: WEP, WPA and WPA2. My question is this: Does one method have better "strength" when it comes password encryption? Or are they pretty much all the same?

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  • Kevin Beaver
    WEP is broken and, in many cases, can be cracked in mere minutes. WPA addressed WEP's shortcomings and WPA2 (i.e. version 2) is the latest incarnation and thus the "strongest" and likely the best to use in your situation.
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