Security flying on the airwaves


Hacker crews are targeting Australian organisations because of their weak wireless local area networks, new research shows.

A security report released by IT providers Altiris and SpectroTech last week was conducted using what is known in hacker parlance as a "war drive" through the central business districts of Australian state capitals. A war drive, also called access point mapping, locates nearby wireless local area networks. Security flying on the airwaves - Next - Technology - smh.com.au

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