This is a discussion on Re: FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-03:09.signal - FreeBSD ; Robert Watson wrote: > On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Mike Silbersack wrote: > >>On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Robert Watson wrote: >> >>>pretty secure. I was thinking about writing one while driving to work >>>today; I may get around to ...
Robert Watson wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Mike Silbersack wrote:
>>On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Robert Watson wrote:
>>>pretty secure. I was thinking about writing one while driving to work
>>>today; I may get around to it this evening sometime, unless someone else
>>Your driving habits are dangerous, Robert. Please stop programming
>>while driving, you're going to get someone killed.
> Hey, if you want unusual computing activities from cars, try this one on.
> While driving home from the Shenandoah Valley this weekend, we ran into
> car problems. While waiting for roadside service, I pulled out my
> notebook, found two access points, and submitted changes on our
> integration of MAC support into IPsec in Perforce. I ran into about 60
> wireless devices on the drive back, of which 35 were APs. 60% of these
> didn't use WEP. Unfortunately, at 65+ miles an hour, you don't get a
> whole lot of time to talk to each AP to see if you can get a lease, etc.
You encorage me, Rob.
Your story tells me that the "law of percentages" is in my favor. It's
the same theory that has sold so many car "club"s.
If I set up the wireless networks I install with any measure of security
whatsoever, it's unlikely that they'll get attacked/cracked simply
because there are so many other easy targets.
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