Wi-Fi boom makes life easier for computer hackers

Thursday, 20 January 2005, 12:05 AM EST

Wireless networks giving computer users Internet access from anywhere in the home could expose them to eavesdropping and programmers should make their security software easier to use, researchers say.

"Wi-Fi networks leave home computer users open to unprecedented levels of security breaches," New Scientist magazine said on Wednesday.

At Yahoo! News.

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