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#226085 19-Dec-2017 19:11
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I was at the mall and I wanted to open my ANZ App but noticed I was connected to a sure signal unit (that part of the mall gets bad cell coverage) 

 

And I thought better of it. Tell me is it safe to log into internet banking etc when using a sure signal device in a business or is it possible that it can be subject to packet sniffers?

 

I ended up waiting till I was connected back onto Vodafone 4G. In fact is it possible any wireless signal can be intercepted and the only way to be safe is to connect via Ethernet?


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  #1922128 19-Dec-2017 19:20
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Fairly sure the SS has an encrypted VPN back to Vodafone so should be fine.


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  #1922129 19-Dec-2017 19:21
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Plus your ANZ app would've SSL encryption to the bank's servers, so it'll be safe to use any kind of connection, even ones that are being intercepted.


 
 
 
 


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  #1922133 19-Dec-2017 19:33
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Last i checked, Sure signal is a IPSEC tunnel back to VF.

 

past that the app itself will have overlaying SSL encryption.





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  #1922134 19-Dec-2017 19:36
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Nothing to worry about when connected to a Sure Signal unit all calls / data are over a IPSEC tunnel back to Vodafone core network

 

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  #1922135 19-Dec-2017 19:38
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I'm slightly surprised of the use of a sure signal in a store like this. Honestly would expect a enterprise cell solution to be the goer given the device volumes





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  #1922136 19-Dec-2017 19:38
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hio77:

 

I'm slightly surprised of the use of a sure signal in a store like this. Honestly would expect a enterprise cell solution to be the goer given the device volumes

 

 

Latest enterprise Sure Signal unit handles 32 devices if I remember correct

 

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  #1922137 19-Dec-2017 19:40
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Linux:

 

hio77:

 

I'm slightly surprised of the use of a sure signal in a store like this. Honestly would expect a enterprise cell solution to be the goer given the device volumes

 

 

Latest enterprise Sure Signal unit handles 32 devices if I remember correct

 

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Think say, this time of month... I'd expect for a mall we see way more than just 32 devices...





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  #1922163 19-Dec-2017 20:02
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They should put five, six or ten around Queensgate Mall. That place still doesn't have Vodafone coverage inside.





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  #1922176 19-Dec-2017 20:54
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freitasm:

 

They should put five, six or ten around Queensgate Mall. That place still doesn't have Vodafone coverage inside.

 

 

I thought that was an issue with Westfield charging too much rent?





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  #1922179 19-Dec-2017 21:25
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The most ironic thing is that the Vodafone store in Takapuna is the only place in Takapuna you cannot get Vodafone reception.


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  #1922181 19-Dec-2017 21:27
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Coil:

The most ironic thing is that the Vodafone store in Takapuna is the only place in Takapuna you cannot get Vodafone reception.



Yes it does now due to the upgrade last week on the main Takapuna site

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  #1922216 19-Dec-2017 23:18
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Starscream122: ... connected back onto Vodafone 4G. ...
3G/4G certainly is better than 2G. At least they have built in encryption.

 

Starscream122: ... the only way to be safe is to connect via Ethernet? 
Not really, see NSA related news over the previous few years and how they have been sucking up data. It certainly is a lot safer, seeing as radio signals are generally omni-directional and can be intercepted a lot easier than wire-tapping a physical cable. Quite a few people out there always have a VPN connection back home on their laptop & phone and only branch out from there.

 

 





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  #1922218 19-Dec-2017 23:26
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Coil:

 

The most ironic thing is that the Vodafone store in Takapuna is the only place in Takapuna you cannot get Vodafone reception.

 



Yes it does now due to the upgrade last week on the main Takapuna site

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Glad to hear it was resolved Last Week been a few years :) 


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  #1922247 19-Dec-2017 23:44
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Coil:

 

Glad to hear it was resolved Last Week been a few years :) 

 

 

damn, that is quite some time.





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  #1922270 20-Dec-2017 07:28
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hio77:

 

Coil:

 

Glad to hear it was resolved Last Week been a few years :) 

 

 

damn, that is quite some time.

 

 


Would be close to a decade.  If not past. 


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