Wireless hackers creep nearer to UK homes

Wednesday, 19 January 2005, 11:39 AM EST

Security experts are warning the rapid uptake of wireless networks in the UK could spell disaster for home working professionals, if they fail to safeguard their IT systems against “war-driving” attackers.

Such a process of targeting Wi-Fi networks has already been punished in the US with the longest ever jail sentence for the culprit, and now the cyber technique is destined for Britain.

At Contractor UK.

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