WiFi networks expose users to hacking

PUBLISHED : Monday, 31 August, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 31 August, 2009, 12:00am

At least two out of 20 WiFi networks inspected during an audit organised by the Wireless Technology Industry Association were found to be unsecured, allowing hackers to gain access to users' shared folders. The association expressed concern that the small companies behind the networks were not aware of the risks presented to users.