Shocker: A Reasonable Article On WiFi Security

from the finally! dept

Earlier this week, we had a link to an article that completely blew out of proportion the security threats from using open WiFi. This morning, News.com had another article making it sound like open WiFi networks were the root cause of all evil on the internet. So, with all of that, it's good to see an article that takes a much more realistic and sane view on how to surf securely on WiFi networks. There isn't anything really new in the article, and you should already know everything in it if you use WiFi. However, it is a good antidote to those who are freaking out about just how insecure WiFi is.
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    Jared, 20 Jan 2005 @ 8:52am

    Yep

    Yeah, alot of people who aren't computer literate go out and buy wireless laptops to feel up to date. But, then they don't protect their PCs. Just go to an airport as the article suggests and check out how many hard drives you have full access to. Amazing.

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