Think all Wi-Fi networks are secure?

Friday, 7 July 2006, 8:51 PM EST

Think your computer is secure when you log onto a Wi-Fi network at a major hotel? Think again. Many Wi-Fi networks, including some at major hotels frequented by business travelers, are susceptible to attacks by hackers.

Even worse, these hackers don't even need sophisticated tools to log onto your lap top and steal your personal data or your company's intellectual property, according to Dave Garrison, chief executive of iBAHN, a company that builds secure networks for Wi-Fi "hot spots," or places where people can access the Internet via a wireless connection.

At CNN.

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