[Rack] Another rouge AP

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Tue Sep 13 20:25:39 PDT 2011


True, but in this case he was asked politely by several people to not do 
what he was doing.  I personally don't have a huge issue with his AP.  But 
I just wanted to make it clear that what he was doing was not going to 
save him from getting owned.

-ben

  "UNIX is user-friendly, it's just picky about its friends."

On Tue, 13 Sep 2011, Andy Isaacson wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 07:40:06PM -0700, Rubin Abdi wrote:
>> The DLink black AP was setup again. Ben said there was a guy who wanted
>> encrypted wifi because he didn't want people hacking his laptop or
>> something. Ben asked him to email rack but it sounds like he didn't do
>> that. I've removed the AP again and left a very big note asking people
>> to please email the rack list before installing anything in the closet.
>
> FWIW, I think it's reasonable to ask people to email the list *after*
> installing stuff, but insisting that hackers "clear it with The People
> In Charge" is pretty bullshit.
>
> For that matter, maybe the dude doesn't like email.  Provide another
> contact method, at least (phone / IM); and give him a way to let you do
> the work by offering to reach out to him if he makes it possible for you
> to contact him.
>
> -andy
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