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A St. Petersburg, Florida veterinarian nailed a wardriver he caught parked outside his home, jacked into his Internet connection. Realizing that there was someone surreptitiously using his Internet connection, the unnamed veterinarian called St. Petersburg police, who quickly came and arrested Benjamin L. Smith III, who was sitting outside the doctor’s home in his car, still logged in and online through the doctor’s connection.
Said St. Petersburg police spokesman George Kajtsa, “While this person was accessing his computer, little icons appeared on his computer screen, or his monitor and this puzzled him because he did not access any of those areas,” adding that “He was concerned this guy might be accessing child porn or some other such thing.”
Remember, dear readers, wardriving is real. It happens. Protect yourself against it by, among other things, making sure that you have WEP encryption enabled on your wireless router.
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