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Nomen Nescio
08-13-10, 06:36 PM
I have seen more connections to our online radio and TV
network coming from Verizon networks, and I have found out
why.

It turns out that newer models of the Droid have their own
built-in WiFi hotspot, so if their workplace is using WiFi
for their networks, one could simply change their workplace
PC over to use the hotspot in the Droid. All you have to do is
keep the Droid in their pocket, while its turned on, and
they can surf where they want to.

Since Verizon is carrying the traffic, and NOT the office
LAN, nothing will ever show up in the company network logs.

It looks like Verizon has effetively rendered all filtering
software useless. As long as you can get a cellular signal,
you can use your Droid's hotspot feature, and no record
will ever show up in the company logs.

Leythos
08-14-10, 09:25 AM
In article <9ae4bc7faf626572292fcfd4d8aa3b64@dizum.com>,
nobody@dizum.com says...
> It turns out that newer models of the Droid have their own
> built-in WiFi hotspot, so if their workplace is using WiFi
> for their networks, one could simply change their workplace
> PC over to use the hotspot in the Droid. All you have to do is
> keep the Droid in their pocket, while its turned on, and
> they can surf where they want to.
>
> Since Verizon is carrying the traffic, and NOT the office
> LAN, nothing will ever show up in the company network logs.
>
> It looks like Verizon has effetively rendered all filtering
> software useless. As long as you can get a cellular signal,
> you can use your Droid's hotspot feature, and no record
> will ever show up in the company logs.
>

If the company you work for has failed to properly secure your computers
(company resources), while you might be able to do this, you would still
be in violation of most company policies and be subject to discipline.

Your suggested change is easy to detect, the connect/disconnect from the
network will show up in the logs.

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