Aardy R. DeVarque (aardy) wrote,
Aardy R. DeVarque
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Cracking computers by osmosis

A network security concern I recently came across (company name removed to protect the guilty) warned public venues to be wary if any of their wireless hot spots were too near staff-only computers--even those on separate networks and networked via cable rather than wireless--because of the possibility for network intrusions on the staff computers by wireless-using criminals who would use the hot spot to gain access to any nearby staff computers, and from there, any sites with which those computers communicate.

I know networking is often done via ethernet, but not via ether!

"Hey Bill, the new Linksys phlogiston NIC I installed in my crystal ball isn't talking to my Microsoft PsychicFriends.NET router; could I borrow your ethereal traffic analyzer?"



Feudalism: Serf & Turf
Tags: ether, humor, wireless network
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