Your wireless network exposed

Monday, 5 February 2007, 12:21 AM EST

Eugene Brumley goes to the coffee shop, whips open his laptop and logs on to free wireless internet, not worried about a thing.

"I can come here, enjoy a cup of coffee," he said. "Sometimes I'll go online to see where my bank account's at." But "it doesn't really occur to me" that someone nearby, also using that free WiFi, could be watching his transactions. "I'm more concerned about my computer crashing," said another WiFi user, Marc Driesenga, "than I am about somebody hacking into it."

At WoodTV.

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