Monday, May 16, 2022

Wi-Fi networks still insecure in London’s City

LONDON (05/01/2007) – After years of stark warnings, many Wi-Fi networks located in London’s City financial district still lack basic levels of security, a security vendor claims to have found.

According to security testing company NTA Monitor, which recently assessed security using passive monitoring, internal resources such as printer queues could be found quite easily, while other networks used only weak WEP security to keep network traffic from prying eyes. Astonishingly, others used no encryption at all.

“If a stranger walks into an office and connects to your network, it’s quite likely that they’d be challenged by someone working there. But by sitting in a caf

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