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my internet is down but my wireless has picked up a sig and can log on how secure is it to use a open conn??????
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It depends on your security settings and who owns the connection. It can be dangerous if you have file sharing enabled and a machine that is not up to date on patches. There is also the fact that in most places it's considered stealing to use someone's connection without being invited. I have no objections as an unsecured connection is an open invetation to share but then my wireless is encrypted to avoid the confusion of invited or not.

Edited by silverbeard, 24 September 2006 - 09:14 AM.

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