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WiFi in Red Line DC

Looking for recommendations for a one day telecommuting locale in Washington, DC. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 31, 2011 - 9 answers

Help me with a bit of passive home defence

Looking for a GSM alarm system for my house. I don't live in the States, so the answer should ideally be non-US specific. I was wondering about the Panasonic BL-C131A, but that needs presumably a decent amount of light and a working internet connection to alert me of break-ins. And without push email, fifteen minutes could pass before I get the alert. It's not really ideal, I don't think... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 24, 2009 - 1 answer

What's my rating on the Wi-Fi pW/\/4g30m3t3R?

How secure is my wireless network? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 19, 2008 - 19 answers

Is a router a computer?

EarthLink Wi-Fi: Does plugging in a (wireless/wired) router constitute use of the wireless service with "more than one computer"? Can EarthLink detect use of a router with their service? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 2, 2007 - 11 answers

Was I hacked?

I was in a public location last weekend with a wi-fi enabled laptop (windows xp). Someone, with another laptop, was broadcasting a session id with the name "Free Wireless Internet." Without really thinking about what I was doing, I connected to this machine for a duration of approx 5 minutes thinking that I would get free internet. There was in fact no internet access. The next time I checked my computer for certain files, I noticed that a bunch of data was missing. Is it possible to do wi-fi computer to computer hacks? In just 5 minutes? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 22, 2006 - 28 answers

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