need a way to get aroung wep

Discussion in 'NDS - Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection' started by hevyhomie, Mar 12, 2007.

  1. hevyhomie

    hevyhomie Member

    Dec 22, 2006
    United States

    at my school, there is a private hotspot, that is for people who know the wep key(ie teachers, principal, etc.)

    my friend manged to around the private setup through his psp without using any software to help him, so i am just wondering whether the ds can connect around a wep key.

    it would be very nice to get around this [​IMG]

    thanks for listening
  2. DarkLink

    DarkLink Advanced Member

    Nov 22, 2005
    United States
    hmm his PSP just went straight thru the WEP key? :wtf: thats odd shouldnt have...
  3. MC DUI

    MC DUI GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Nov 30, 2003
    Newcastle, Australia
    Yeah that's right. The PSP cannot get around WEP encryption, my PSP at home requires my WEP key before it will connect.
  4. blueraja

    blueraja Member

    Nov 22, 2005
    United States
    Without the wep key the psp can "connect" but it only sends data out...nothing will come in.
  5. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United States
    Some networks have reduced security for certain devices (normally done by mac address or some handshake but occasionally by device name), I somewhat doubt a school has such a feature though, especially for a PSP (unless of course one of those with access at the time set it up for a PSP).

    As you have mentioned you do not own/manager the network it probably would not be right of me to point you towards resources to take out the security, suffice it to say WEP is nigh on useless and there are countless tools and resources for doing the deed. Most of them are linux (command line) based but do not let that stop you.