‘War driver’ sparks Otago DHB network security review
An anonymous “war driver” has told Computerworld that it’s possible to access internal systems through the wireless service run by the Otago District Health Board (ODHB). As a result, the Dunedin hospital authority may have to review the security arrangements relating to its wi-fi pilot.
The “war driver” — a person who looks for vulnerable wireless networks — says the ODHB’s wi-fi service at both Dunedin and Wakari hospitals is only lightly protected, with WEP.
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