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A quarter of WiFi networks unsecured, finds survey Print E-mail
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Source: Tech World - Posted by Alex   
Wireless Security Years after WiFi security was supposed to have gone ‘critical’, a quarter of access points in the UK remain open and unsecured, a new ‘wardriving’ survey has discovered. Worse, large numbers of people will happily log on to an open ‘rogue’ access point in city centres, no questions asked, opening themselves to the risk of serious data theft.

This first disturbing aspect of the ethical hacking survey on behalf of financial firm CPP was its size, taking in nearly 40,000 access points in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Cardiff, Manchester and Bristol. The claim that WiFi security is a problem is no mere statistical spin.

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