Source: DC Internet .com
The sorry state of Wi-Fi security has become one of the most well known secrets of the 802.11 networking standard. The ease of setting up a wireless networking using 802.11-based technology is mirrored by the effortless way hackers, snoopers and the just-curious can detect, enter and use Wi-Fi networks used by corporations, coffee shops and your corner neighbor.
TOKYO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - KDDI Corp <9433.T>, Japan's second-largest wireless carrier, said on Monday it was on track to reach its target of seven million users of its high-speed third-generation (3G) mobile service by March 2003.
The company said in a statement it had reached two million 3G users as of August 23, outdistancing a 3G service offered since last October by NTT DoCoMo Inc <9437.T>, Japan's dominant carrier.
Source: Personal Computer World
'Scarily' unrealistic expectations, says analyst
Third-generation (3G) operators have 'scarily' unrealistic expectations about service launch dates and have overestimated their customer base for 3G services in the next five years by a factor of four.
The findings, by analyst group Forrester Research, form part of a new report due out next month dubbed 3G - the Reality Check.
L33tdawg: What a coincidence. That's Malaysia's National Day as well. What better excuse to go out war driving when you've got a public holiday to go with it as well! *grin*
Information technology managers may want to pay close attention to Red Deer, Alberta, on Aug. 31, which has been targeted by hackers for a "wardriving" day.
Feel the power of increased reception (j/k) WARDRIVER Stickers are available on the web for the serious WarDrivers for the low price of $3.00 a pop. The stickers are vinyl so they work with laptops, car windows and other non-textured surfaces. Free shipping in the US, if I lived in Malaysia I'd hook up the shipping for free too :) You can meet chicks with these bitchin' stickers, or make new friends with a fellow WarDriver. Never drive around without one!
L33tdawg: Think I could have one? Heh. I need chickz! LOL!