Blog Wireless Routers

Jan24

We just had security go past with their wireless sniffers looking for open networks! Good to see they take wifi security seriously here. Security update: They are looking for people with unsecure wireless routers connected to the work network. This…

Jan23

The Sydney Morning Herald today asks us “Why are we getting ripped off for wi-fi?” Thirty-eight per cent of travellers reported that free wi-fi played a part in their decision as a “must” to stay at a specific hotel Read…

Jan20

Was reading about a guy who leaves his wireless network open on purpose, saying that it was more secure having others connecting to his home, than him connecting to airport and other public networks. Not sure about you, but when…

Jan16

The Sydney Morning Herald site published a fun article on wireless network names (SSID).  There are definitely some creative people around – some giving messages to their neighbours (eg. ”BeNice2UrNeighbours”), and some just weird!   Either way, there’s not much in a wifi…

Jan10

Have you ever scanned your neighbourhood wireless networks?  Found one you could access?  I wonder if your neighbours have also done that – what would they find coming from your house?   Have a go yourself, and see just how…