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Old 05-31-2008, 09:06 AM
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I can see in a dense area, the wireless router acts like a wide open shared network similar to the cable situation (which is one reason I never went with cable), but in a
typical suburban home situation, how many cars are parked out front with a tech savvy hacker waiting to break in?

kenyee, I do have to catch up with wireless security again.... haven't looked at it since its infancy when I was thinking of joining a wireless startup...which I didn't do....I did protocol stacks back then... ah the gool'ol days.
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Old 05-31-2008, 05:35 PM
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Yep, odds are, it won't matter. If you have neighbors in the city, I'd lock it down tighter...a script kiddy is all it takes :-)
I used to do firmware for routers/switches way back...UB Networks/Tylink/Codex. That was a few careers ago...
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