Säkerhet i det trådlösa hemnätverket – En analys av de vanligaste säkerhetslösningarna
The security solutions used in wireless home networks are examined in this report. The growing number of wireless units have increased the need for reliable security solutions. This report aims to enlighten the reader about the fundamental technology used in wireless security solutions and inform about the existing flaws. A recommendation about how to achieve a high level of security in the home network is also given to the reader. Several flaws in the security solutions in use have been reported. Of these the most severe has been examined in a test network using highly accessible tools to get a perception of how vulnerable the user is. The tests showed that several attacks were efficient and easily carried out. We have also seen that several of the home networks in our sample are susceptible to these attacks. Our survey revealed that the Internet service provider's technical support in many cases lacked the knowledge necessary to inform the user about reliable security solutions.