Wireless Devices - Security Risk?

b1377_at_worldnet.att.net
Date: 06/09/04


Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2004 00:37:33 GMT


>From http://www.vnunet.com/news/1155700 --->
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"...companies which had not installed any wireless technology were
also at risk because wireless is shipping in devices from PDAs and
mobile phones to notebook computers".

"He pointed out that Intel's Centrino wireless
capability was embedded in 42 per cent of notebook
computers shipped last year, and will be in 90 per
cent of notebooks shipped this year".

"Whether you're using that wireless capability or not,
every wireless notebook represents a clear and present
danger to the security of your computer network".
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If you don't have any access points active/connected, how are these
devices a risk?

Jim Benner



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