F-13 new wireless routers -

Bill Davidsen davidsen at tmr.com
Fri Aug 13 22:36:30 UTC 2010


Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin at wildblue.net> writes:
>>     Yes  I have been running WEP 'cause I have one old device that can
>>     do no more than that, and I usually admit only certain [18 or 19]
>>     MAC addresses that I have listed. Add to that the fact that I am in
>>     a rural area surrounded by cotton and soy beans, the distance to the
>>     road is about 200 meters, I don't think LAN security is a major
>>     worry. I can't detect any other systems when I scan.
> 
> Well, WEP will keep out the casual person looking for an open wifi.  To
> be honest, I think that is good enough unless you have a bored and
> highly talented kid living next door.

I live across the street from a college. My security is better than theirs, 
thankfully.


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Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com>
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