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Comment: yes! (Score 1) 109

by borkie (#43601861) Attached to: OpenBSD 5.3 Released
This is a truly fabulous operating system. And for the ones wondering about version numbers, OpenBSD increases it by 0.1 for every release. And a new version is released every 6 months. Also, besides the mailing lists, there is a small but pretty capable community at

Comment: Re:It's Basic Infrastructure (Score 1) 255

by borkie (#39454197) Attached to: Queensland Police to Look For Unsecured WiFi Spots

Most consumer wireless APs/routers have WPS (Wi-Fi protected setup) enabled, with no way of turning it off. The WPS mechanism has a weakness that makes wpa2-psk protection utterly useless. Google for "reaver wps", proceed to download, and crack all networks in your area within 24h, even the ones with 30+ char passphrases. The entire "security" of wpa2-psk is bypassed.

One solution is to run an open network, with IPsec combined with an authenticating gateway.

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome. -- Dr. Johnson