Nosy Wi-Fi Neighbors

The rise in home wireless networks has apparently spawned a new variety of Peeping Toms. In an October study on home-networking trends by wireless-gateway provider 2Wire, 44 percent of home Wi-Fi users admit they would peek at their neighbors’ wireless networks if given the opportunity. Some 21 percent can see their neighbors’ wireless networks, and 4 percent have “accidentally” logged on to a neighbor’s network, where some peeked at files and surfed the Internet.
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