by Rick Grams
December 12, 2004
The following article from cnn.com cuts right to the point. The technique of seeking out unsecured wireless networks is a hobby for some people in Ketchikan. What you may not realize is an unsecured wireless network can allow a person to access your financial information, legal information, or anything else of importance to you that might be stored on your computer. Even worse, it is entirely conceivable for a person who has accessed a wireless network to plant a program on your own computer! This technique allows a person to use programs which gather username and passwords to the various web sites you surf. Does anyone do online banking?
If you run a wireless network at home, the following article outlines a nice step towards wireless security.
Out of the box and into the
ether; Many wireless home networks skip security
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