Wifi Hacker Arrested for ‘Wardriving’ Around Seattle Businesses

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A man in Seattle is accused of “wardriving” – or using his car to drive around and hack into local businesses and obtain personal information. The arrest of the man concludes a years-long investigation into a string of network intrusions, and The Seattle Post Intelligencer reports that a search of the car conducted after the owner’s arrest “uncovered network tools, antennas and other items used to break into wireless networks.”

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi’s manager of digital content strategy.