March 25, 2007

Residential WiFi mapping database revealed

Skyhook Wireless has been scanning American neighborhoods for WiFi access points and putting them into a database
. So far they've got 16 million detected wireless access points, covering the majority of the U.S. and Canadian population.

Remember again, if computer privacy and security are more important to you than convenience, don't network without wires. Information is out of your control once it hits the airwaves.

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