Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Man Charged With Stealing Wi-Fi Signal

Man Charged With Stealing Wi-Fi Signal - Yahoo! News

This scary on a couple of different levels. XP until it was patched would hook to the nearest and strongest WAP as long as it wasn't passsword protected. Innocuous use of other people's unsecured WiFi networks is common, but harmless. There are those who use open WAPs for illegal use, but it is rare. If you want to protect your network, secure it. If you want to share it with your others, call it something to make it as an open WAP.


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