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I recently had to monitor the radio signal from my router. Imagine my surprise when I found that almost 50% of the 24 networks in range were running with little or no encryption! See my earlier post on Wi-Fi encryption schemes. My neighbors were either very trusting or very naïve. Of course, another possiblity was […]

Of the 24 networks within range of our home, almost 50% are inadequately protected! I see 2 unsecured networks, 8 that are still using WEP, and 1 that is using WPA-TKIP. Given how much of our lives – social and financial – is happening online, and given the prevalence of wireless network access in our homes, […]