Drive-by hackers get residents' hackles up

Thursday, 7 October 2004, 9:16 AM EST

The specter of drive-by computer hackers cruising upscale Scottsdale neighborhoods to cherry-pick wireless Web systems has residents worried about a new method of privacy intrusionv

Residents of Scottsdale's Stonegate neighborhood filed a police report after their home computers were accessed by so-called "wardrivers," computer hackers who detect unprotected wireless Internet connections.

By Michael Ferraresi at The Arizona Republic.

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