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  Reply # 787016 26-Mar-2013 08:36
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"House Monsters" for the kids DMZ and "The wicked witch of the west " for the wifes work network and "Don't even think about it BITCH!" for the rest of the network


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  Reply # 787031 26-Mar-2013 09:21
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really should setup a spare wifi router with a SSID called "Free Internet" and not plug it into any network - it just give out nice free ip address that go nowhere ;) problem is where i live no one would use it.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 787142 26-Mar-2013 12:03
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I have the hilariously funny "linksys1" but up until recently I had the awesome "linksys" the only reason I changed it was my Ipad wouldn't hold the settings on linksys! 

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  Reply # 787157 26-Mar-2013 12:30
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I once got drunk and set my SSID to I_RAPE_CATS. The flatmate's girlfriend was Cat (Catherine) and didn't like it. 

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  Reply # 787409 26-Mar-2013 19:11
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  Reply # 787619 26-Mar-2013 23:03
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Fair point. I don't appear to be able to edit the post to remove the bit showing that may still be offensive.

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  Reply # 787622 26-Mar-2013 23:11
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someone on our street is using "skynet", but it is secured

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  Reply # 787940 27-Mar-2013 13:40
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knoydart: someone on our street is using "skynet", but it is secured




They tried to pull the plug but it was too late......

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  Reply # 787961 27-Mar-2013 14:05
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bagheera: really should setup a spare wifi router with a SSID called "Free Internet" and not plug it into any network - it just give out nice free ip address that go nowhere ;) problem is where i live no one would use it.


Nah, just open er up and run wireshark, along with a transparent proxy (which also terminates SSL connections with a self-signed cert).  See what you reel in.  Or setup the proxy to redirect say, every 100th HTTP request which looks like an actual web page to hard core porn.

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  Reply # 788002 27-Mar-2013 14:45
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ubergeeknz:
bagheera: really should setup a spare wifi router with a SSID called "Free Internet" and not plug it into any network - it just give out nice free ip address that go nowhere ;) problem is where i live no one would use it.


Nah, just open er up and run wireshark, along with a transparent proxy (which also terminates SSL connections with a self-signed cert).  See what you reel in.  Or setup the proxy to redirect say, every 100th HTTP request which looks like an actual web page to hard core porn.


not a good idea, what if some poor 10 year old with a smart phone stumbles upon it!





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  Reply # 788006 27-Mar-2013 14:51
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ubergeeknz:
bagheera: really should setup a spare wifi router with a SSID called "Free Internet" and not plug it into any network - it just give out nice free ip address that go nowhere ;) problem is where i live no one would use it.


Nah, just open er up and run wireshark, along with a transparent proxy (which also terminates SSL connections with a self-signed cert).  See what you reel in.  Or setup the proxy to redirect say, every 100th HTTP request which looks like an actual web page to hard core porn.


I like my wife idea of having a web cam pointing to road outside our place and having all web address redirect to a video of them in their parked car.

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  Reply # 788008 27-Mar-2013 14:56
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hamish225:
ubergeeknz:
bagheera: really should setup a spare wifi router with a SSID called "Free Internet" and not plug it into any network - it just give out nice free ip address that go nowhere ;) problem is where i live no one would use it.


Nah, just open er up and run wireshark, along with a transparent proxy (which also terminates SSL connections with a self-signed cert).  See what you reel in.  Or setup the proxy to redirect say, every 100th HTTP request which looks like an actual web page to hard core porn.


not a good idea, what if some poor 10 year old with a smart phone stumbles upon it!


They shouldn't steal people's wifi!  edit: you could always substitute porn for something else

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  Reply # 790002 31-Mar-2013 17:32
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bagheera: really should setup a spare wifi router with a SSID called "Free Internet" and not plug it into any network - it just give out nice free ip address that go nowhere ;) problem is where i live no one would use it.


Why not redirect them to a credit card payment page.  Thats what im doing, its amazing how many people try to connect and end up being served a form showing the wifi rates and asking for their credit card number :)  my place is next to a bus stop too.

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  Reply # 790027 31-Mar-2013 18:58
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When I had the "Google free wifi" one there were lots of connections. You know what the next step was to be if I had motivation and wasnt pretty sure it was not legal...




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