networking

Convenient security flaw in BYU network authentication

[caption id="attachment_250" align="alignright" width="150" caption="My 54 Mbps NetGear router"][/caption]A few months ago I purchased a Netgear wireless router for my dorm room at Brigham Young University. It's just a simple, low-end router, but it does the job. And I recently discovered an interesting…

Clearwire

My friend told me today about an Internet service called Clearwire that his company is using. It's very intriguing. Clearwire works by providing wireless Internet to users through structures similar to cell phone towers. Once the user sets up a special router, he can connect his computer or network to…