Distance detection may help secure Wi-Fi

Friday, 26 August 2005, 3:21 PM EST

Intel is developing a way to locate a Wi-Fi user by timing how long it takes for packets to travel to and from a wireless access point. This could prevent unauthorised users outside a house or office from accessing a network indoors.

By Stephen Lawson at PC Advisor.

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