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Re: [A bit OT] Diagnosing home network



rhkramer@gmail.com wrote:
> On Monday, May 22, 2017 08:28:54 AM Dan Purgert wrote:
>
>> Probably WPA2-PSK ("Pre Shared Key") -- just means "password auth".
>> TBH, not having the SSID transmitted is actually LESS secure (overall)
>> than just having it transmit, due to the fact that your client devices
>> (phone, laptop, etc) have to broadcast "hey, I'm looking for SSID,
>> any APs in range have that one?"
>
> Interesting--I didn't know that, and I need to think about chaning my
> setup. 
> Thanks!

NP, kinda took me by surprise when I first heard it ... but when you sit
back and think about it, it makes sense that the client device has to
ask if the SSID is present.

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