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Re: The End of HF

Not with transport-level encryption .. at least not with encryption 
stronger than WEP ..

On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at 01:58 US/Central, Mike Hooles wrote:

> The end of HF, I doubt it.
> The use of broadband modems on Power Lines will be the next hackers
> challenge.
> They won't need to break into the network to pick up the info, just a 
> small
> active antenna, two identical receivers, an interface modem and they're
> away. A new game for them to play.
> You can encode and decode as much as you like. The security 
> implications are
> horrendous.
> There's no way any company I am involved with would allow speech or 
> data to
> be handled this way.
> Regards
> Mike G3LGR

"Go ahead and do it, you can apologize later." -- RADM Grace Hopper, 
"The sunset is an illusion, but the beauty is real." -- Richard Bach

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