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Communications

Submission + - Undersea Cable Cuts Explained.

snooz_crash writes: Ars Technica is reporting that two of undersea cable cuts can be attributed to cargo ships.
Telecommunications company Reliance Globalcom has announced the results of its investigation into a rash of cable cuts that occurred earlier this year. According to the company via The Hindu, two merchant vessels, the MV Hounslow, and the MT Ann, were responsible for damage that crippled both India and the Middle East's internet access for weeks.
Security

Submission + - Is MAC Address filtering enough? 2

snooz_crash writes: I know that wireless WEP, WPA, WPA2, etc. encryption is out there for my safety. I also know that I can disable SSID broadcast. But I do not. I do, however, filter for MAC addresses. My wife's laptop, my laptop, the WII, and a two others are listed on my white list.

Am I in grave danger? Can MAC addresses be spoofed?

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