Wi-Fi: The National Security Threat
Wi-Fi promises to let you surf the Internet on your PDA while sitting at an outdoor café or transfer a phone number from your laptop to your mobile phone--all without wired connections.
But the U.S. Defense Department says services that use the Wireless Fidelity standard may interfere with military radar, so it's asking for restrictions on its use. That worries some industry heavyweights, which have a lot riding on the technology.
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For all your wireless security information needs, visit the Wireless outside articles section of HNS.
- Software: Kismet
- Software: AirSnort
- Software: Fake AP
- Software: WifiScanner
- Software: PrismStumbler
- Software: Wellenreiter
- Article: Interview with Eric Janszen, CEO of Bluesocket Inc. (24 December 2002)
- Article: Wireless LAN Security (5 November 2002)
- Article: Wireless Security Threats (9 October 2002)
- Software: APTools
- Article: Hacking the Invisible Network: Insecurities in 802.11x (31 July 2002)
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