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Many Wireless Networks Lack Security

Many Wireless Networks, the Hot Trend in Web Use, Lack Basic Encryption, a Key Security Measure. With a laptop perched in the passenger seat of his Toyota 4Runner and a special antenna on the roof, Mike Outmesguine ventured off to sniff out wireless networks between Los Angeles and San Francisco. He got a big whiff of insecurity. While his 800-mile drive confirmed that the number of wireless networks is growing explosively, he also found that only a third used basic encryption a key security measure. In fact, in nearly 40 percent of the networks not a single change had been made to the gear’s wide-open default settings. Full Story

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