Hackers threat to Wi-Fi users

Thursday, 2 November 2006, 1:03 AM EST

Companies and home computer users with wi-fi technology are as vulnerable to kerbside hackers as if they let them into their office with free access to confidential files, research shows. A study from the wi-fi Education Bureau (Web) - titled Watch out, there's a wi- fi thief about - estimates that tens of thousands of businesses in the UK are open to sabotage by kerbside snoopers.

Similarly, a high proportion of home users are unprotected from neighbourhood snoopers who can view all their documents and spy on their online activity.

At RedOrbit.

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