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Wireless internet access booming. Hackers rejoice.
  Posted by: AceBHound on Jan 20th, 2005 1:10 PM
Reuters reports that although WI-FI access is booming, users aren't being any more intelligent with securing their networks. Many users leave the default password on their wireless router and leave encryption turned off because they don't understand how to set things up properly or just don't care. It's sad, but as technology gets easier to setup, more and more people who shouldn't be setting it up themselves decide they're computer experts and are then left wondering why they've been hacked. So take some time and learn how to secure your wireless router -- otherwise you're playing with fire.

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