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Understanding Free WiFi

iFi access is a fickle thing. Gone are the days of simply hopping onto a nearby unprotected “linksys” labeled network. Who bothered to configure their router? After all, you used to be able to plug it in and it just worked. No password, no problem. Even businesses often left their WiFi networks unprotected. Eventually, router […]

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Who’s using your Internet connection?

As reported in the Herald Tribune, Sarasoto resident Malcolm Ridell learned the hard way about neglecting to use encryption with his wireless router when he was awakened at 6AM one day by armed FBI agents.¬†Unbeknownst¬†to him, his Internet connection was facilitating the download and potential distribution of millions of child pornography files and videos by […]

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