Wireless security still lax

Thursday, 10 March 2005, 12:00 PM EST

More than a third of businesses using wireless networks in the City of London are overlooking basic security, leaving themselves exposed to drive-by hackers.

The fourth annual Wireless Security Survey of London shows the number of wireless local area networks (WLans) increased by 62 per cent in 2004, with access points rising from 1,078 to 1,751.

By Daniel Thomas at vnunet.

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