Category Archives: Spam

How To Defeat The Wardriving Spamlords

When it comes to sin, Los Angeles has an unparalleled record of innovation. It is entirely apt that the city has seen the first conviction for the very 21st century offence of spamming via wardriven Wi-Fi hotspots. Even the words sound like random Hollywood sci-fi gobbledegook. The crime, however, is real. Via []Continue Reading

‘Wardriving’ Spam Conviction Exposes Wi-Fi Security

A Southern California man has pleaded guilty to spamming people through unprotected wireless hotspots in the first-ever conviction under the US Can-Spam Act, and a case that again raises concerns about the risks of open-access Wi-Fi services. Via []Continue Reading