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The stories keep mounting about misuse of home Wi-Fi networks: Turn on the WPA, people, if you don’t want Finnish police searching your home when your open Wi-Fi network (or one protected by WEP with folks running free software to easily crack the encryption key) is used to conduct bank fraud.
The Finns are clever, and found the MAC address of the laptop used to transfer money from GE Money’s bank account to another corporate account. The address was recorded in the ADSL modem, and police tracked the MAC address to a GE Money laptop. The company’s chief security officer hasn’t been charged yet, but is alleged to have been behind the crime.
Posted by Glennf at August 20, 2005 1:18 AM
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