Someone is using your wireless connection? You want them to stop? You could set up WEP/WPA, some MAC filtering, VPN or something. Or, you could redirect all their web requests to kittens or make all their webpages render upside down! Here’s how.
This article articulates some of the privacy concerns with some of the Web 2.0 stuff that we all seem to love.
The real problem isn’t us, the cognitive elite, but rather Joe Sixpack. Most people don’t care about privacy, or many other security concerns, as long as they get their six-pack and it doesn’t interrupt their ball game. Sadly, there aren’t enough of us to counteract the tsunami effect of everyone else, so we get sold to and sold out at the same time.
I was in Denver last weekend with some time to kill at the airport. I finally got around to writing up a review (of sorts) for a security conference I attended. You’ll find the full article, called Spies Among Us at my Web site.