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Screen-door security: most wireless networks left wide open

I'm not normally one to participate in scare tactics. However, there is one area where I finally decided it's appropriate to do this, and that is wireless security.

Oh sure, there are various articles and such that describe the "improved security" of built-in encryption technologies (WPA versus WEP, and so on). The problem is that at least half of us use no security, and that's just plain......

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An unsecured wireless network access point is an open invitation. Anyone with a laptop and a handful of free tools can access your network, and quite easy sniff network traffic and eventually get at your computer(s) and all the data that's there.

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Source:wistechnology.com By Kent Brodie 02/16/05


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