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Windows Lockdown!: Your XP and Vista Guide Against Hacks, Attacks, and Other Internet Mayhem by Andy Walker

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Glossary

Numbers

802.11

A wireless networking standard that uses the 5GHz radio frequency range used mostly by companies but is not used much any more.

802.11a

A wireless networking standard that uses the 5GHz radio frequency range used mostly by companies, but that is not use much any more.

802.11b

The original and now aging wireless networking standard, which uses the 2.4GHz radio frequency range and a throughput of 11Mbps.

802.11g

The most commonly used wireless networking standard, which uses the 2.4GHz radio frequency range and has a throughput of 54Mbps. Also backward compatible with 802.11b.

802.11i

A security standard used with wireless networking that is also known as WPA2.

802.11n

The fastest wireless networking standard to ...

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