Security flaws in 802.11 data link protocols

@article{CamWinget2003SecurityFI,
  title={Security flaws in 802.11 data link protocols},
  author={Nancy Cam-Winget and Russ Housley and David A. Wagner and Jesse Walker},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={2003},
  volume={46},
  pages={35-39}
}
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