Wireless Security
Re: Bruce doesn't secure his wireless Jun 18 2008 11:41PM
Rob Fuller (jd mubix gmail com) (1 replies)
Re: Bruce doesn't secure his wireless Jun 19 2008 12:05AM
Blaine Fleming (groups digital-z com) (1 replies)
Re: Bruce doesn't secure his wireless Jun 19 2008 02:16AM
Peter (peter1512 gmail com)
Blaine Fleming wrote:
> You got me with point #5. As for #3, I have a Buffalo model that can
> not be upgraded without doing a physical power cycle or using a signed
> firmware. I also have some early WRT54G models that even if you use a
> bad firmware you can still tftp a working one during the 5 second
> window. In addition, JTAG is an option on many devices. It's a
> hassle to do but it's still cheaper than replacing the AP. I remember
> installing hardware write switches in a device (Buffalo I think) for a
> friend that was paranoid about someone changing the config on a WPA2
> protected AP.
If you have a Linksys Router just install DD-WRT and don't allow
Firmware upgrades over WLAN. I run my Router unsecured for years now and
never had any problems. I even use 12db antennas and run it on 250 mw to
get a better range.

Peter M.

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