A group of 15 alleged Islamist terrorists arrested in India yesterday included a trio of techies - one a principal engineer at Yahoo! Indian police alleged that the 15 were linked to recent bombing attacks in Ahmedabad and Surat, The Hindu reports. The paper described most of the men as criminals linked to a Pakistan-based …
You broke one of the rules of Club Reg!
Any story about Yahoo! Must! Exclaim! Every! Word! In! The! Headline!
*shakes head sadly*
Is very different to the term Phreaking, and again different to the term Cracking. I would be amazed if you could actually hack into an unsecured router. its unsecured, thats like being arrested for breaking and entering after walking through a sensor doorway that opened as you approached a building!
An unsecured 802.11b/g connection is just that. No Hacking or Cracking required. I Know, as I'm using one now!
Hacking into unsecured Wi-Fi
The hacking into unsecured Wi-Fi connections may have been taken from The Times of India, as they repeatedly refer to terrorists doing this. Their journalists write about terrorists and technology on a daily basis, but don't seem to know what they're talking about.
I was thinking the same. Does connecting to an unsecured Wi-Fi really denote hacking? Hell I use my neighbors to download all the time. His connection is quicker.
If it was secured and they hijacked it then thats different.
"Their journalists write about terrorists and technology on a daily basis, but don't seem to know what they're talking about."
If the code they produce is any indicator, they don't.
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