Re: firewall package for laptop wi-fi client



On Sex, 07 Jan 2011, Andrei Popescu wrote:
If you consider an open wireless to be more dangerous, what additional
protective measures do you suggest?

Enable encryption of the wireless traffic (but not WEP, which is too weak).

SSL is always nice, but there isn't much you can do if the remote site does not use it.

A VPN (or a ssh tunnel) will provide more security, but you'll need a remote host.


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