Tag: WPA

Wireless hacking tool provider says..

“We need more compact tools – those key-exchanging wireless protocols are killing us, and we must have those damn Facebook passwords!”

I don’t know what other argument people are going to have over wireless security on college campuses.

While the WPA and WPA2 approach improves on the preceding older wireless encryption protocol, or WEP, “as with nearly every other ‘secure’ network communications method, it is not foolproof and can be attacked,” said Shane Coursen, senior technical consultant at Kaspersky Labs. “However, we aren’t seeing those kinds of attacks yet.”

Maybe because you can’t fit a Beowulf cluster in a backpack yet?

Feds crack neighborhood wireless

A while ago I told you home-wireless junkies that someday you would get a knock on your door, and some law efforcement officer would accuse you of spamming. When you didn’t hear it, I said it again.

Now I have to admit, I was all wrong.

Burning a hole in my pocket, but I don’t care

My better judgement was tossed on the front steps this last Wednesday, the moment the MacMall sales associate told me there was no sales tax on products purchased online, for delivery to me.

New release Apple Powerbook G4 12 inch with Superdrive. 80gb hard, 512mb RAM, Airport Extreme, Bluetooth 2.0, etc. etc. Oops.

Now for some initial thoughts after tinkering around with it for the last six hours…….