What is that saying about throwing out the baby with the bathwater? After two instances of hacked WiFi connections being used by terrorists to send emails, WiFi security is making news in India. I think this is an over-reaction, and the media isn't helping much. Stories of WiFi connections being used to send the emails were all over the TV Channels; now the newspapers have picked it up, and are blowing things out of proportion. In India, WiFi is suddenly evil, and don't even think about telling your neighbours you have a WiFi connection. The TRAI is getting into the act and planning to issue guidelines to ISPs, asking them to ensure that WiFi connections permit access only to authorized persons. Newsflash: A WiFi connection that uses authorization can be hacked too, so making authorization mandatory will not help. It'll…
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