Laziness puts Wi-Fi security at risk

Friday, 23 July 2004, 12:36 PM EST

When wireless networking first kicked off in the corporate world a couple of years ago, I honestly thought the concept of loitering outside with a Wi-Fi portable scrumping for free access would be incredibly short-lived.

While the idea of using Pringles tins for accurate targeting or war-chalking regions of free access was undeniably exciting, the sad fact was that the number of open corporate networks I'd found could be counted on one hand. This was in central London and believe me, not for the lack of trying.

By Gordon Laing at vnunet.

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