Windows update skimps on Wi-Fi security compliance

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Windows update skimps on Wi-Fi security compliance

The confusion over Wi-Fi security certification and interoperability has moved into a new gear, with Microsoft shipping a Windows XP update that is not fully compliant with the latest wireless security specification.

Microsoft’s update, released earlier this month, promised support for WPA2, aka Wi-Fi Protected Access 2, the newest wireless security specification approved by the IEEE.

Read the complete story. (eWeek)