I live in a very old house that most likely has lead paint, thick walls and worst of all, a crowded neighborhood where everyone is running wireless in their home. I can spot at least a dozen access points (they're all encrypted) that are broadcasting their presence. If you read my earlier article, you would remember that broadcasting your SSID is often more secure than not. There are tools that can detect wireless signals and absent the SSID, which could be easily sniffed.
We lost an innovator, entrepreneur, visionary and inspirational person this month. Steve Jobs was the brilliant man behind the company that produced the devices that we use today. He will be missed.
"It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them."
-- BusinessWeek interview, May 1998
Tim Go, MCITP, MCP, ACE