Saturday, January 05, 2008

WiFi

Urban WiFi Routers at Risk
Indiana University researchers say densely populated wireless routers could be the next method for spreading pharming, script injection, and bot infections. Your crazy next-door neighbor could also be your biggest WiFi security risk: If his wireless router gets infected, it could spread malware to your router as well.

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The ethics of "stealing" a WiFi connection
Network security firm Sophos recently published a study on what it terms WiFi "piggybacking," or logging on to someone's open 802.11b/g/n network without their knowledge or permission. According to the company's study, which was carried out on behalf of The Times, 54 percent of the respondents have gone WiFi freeloading, or as Sophos put it, "admitted breaking the law [in the UK]."

Read the article HERE.

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