Linux.com: Secure Your Wi-Fi Traffic Using FOSS Utilities
Sep 13, 2006, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A recent Slashdot item on Wi-Fi security was a timely reminder
of the weaknesses of default Wi-Fi encryption protocols, and the
dangers of using unencrypted, public Wi-Fi connections.
Fortunately, you can use FOSS utilities to securely tunnel your
Wi-Fi connection sessions and protect your Web and email
"To facilitate encrypting your Wi-Fi traffic, first set up
dynamic DNS service so you can locate your server when you're away
from home. You then port-forward SSH connections through your
router to an SSH server, configuring the server to accept only
key-authenticated connections. You can then tunnel your email and
Web traffic from a remote client through an encrypted SSH tunnel
into your home network, and then on to the Internet..."