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Is your wireless network secure?

Comments Off Written on July 23rd, 2010 by
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Google’s Street View is back in the news. Back in May Google admitted that the technology it used to take images with its Street View cars may have inadvertently gathered private information from unsecured Wireless Networking (Wi-Fi) networks. An articlefrom PCWORLD stated that the nonprofit Consumer Watchdog claims to have “retraced some of the routes taken by Google’s Street View cars, and found that four residences of U.S. Congress members it checked had vulnerable networks, according to a BBC report. One of them was Congressman Henry Waxman, chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over Internet issues.”

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