Wifi links vulnerable even with encryption

Thursday, 27 July 2006, 12:38 AM EST

Wireless networks are extremely vulnerable to intrusion from hackers - even with encryption switched on, say leading security experts.

Foundstone, a division of McAfee, cautioned that the tools needed to carry out such attacks are freely available on the internet and that some distributions of Linux are specially pre-configured for these tasks.

At PCW.

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