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SecureEasySetup, or SES is a proprietary technology developed by Broadcom to easily set up wireless LANs with Wi-Fi Protected Access. A user presses a button on the wireless access point, then a button on the device to be set up (printer, etc.) and the wireless network is automatically set up.
This technology has been succeeded by the industry-standard Wi-Fi Protected Setup. Unfortunately, Wi-Fi Protected Setup was recently broken and has been shown to be easily breakable with brute-force attacks.
- Stephen Lawson (Jul 26, 2005) Linksys Simplifies Wireless Security, IDG News Service
- Glenn Fleishman, (January 12, 2005) Under the Hood with Broadcom SecureEasySetup, wifinetnews.com
- Rob Squires (9 January 2005) Broadcom, HP close wi-fi security hole, The Inquirer
- Security Now!, Episode 335, recorded January 9, 2012: WiFi Protected (In)Security http://www.grc.com/sn/sn-335.htm
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