[Novalug] Weird wireless wonders
twigboy2 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 09:11:05 EDT 2007
But the XP box was never run on the other network! How would it know about
a network 20 miles away???
On 6/20/07, Matt Ahrens <matt.ahrens at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm guessing it's a misconfiguration of your XP box. Probably
> something to do with the ANY SSID being enabled somehow. Tools such
> as karma (http://www.theta44.org/karma/) exploit this.
> On 6/20/07, D Rider <twigboy2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I was using a laptop (Ubuntu) away from my home network today, and
> > briefly to another wireless network. I came home, sans laptop, and
> > connected with a DIFFERENT laptop (Windows XP) to my home network. What
> > weird is that as soon as the laptop connected to my home network it
> > displayed the other network that the other laptop was using earlier
> > The laptop at home NEVER was connected to the OTHER network. The only
> > things common to these machines are: previously connected to my home
> > network; me; previously connected to a different network (not the one
> > involved today).
> > Is there some sort of Big Brother following me? How is this
> possible? It
> > is spooking me somewhat. Thanks for comments.
> > David.
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