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Dec 26 2012
By: Psycho_Myko82 First Son 2 posts
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Connecting to an unsecured wireless network

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I have a PS3 and live in an apartment complex in a small town (not too worried about hackers).  I can pickup somebody's open unsecured wireless network.  I know not to used credit cards on an unsecured network, but would accessing Playstation network to play online games be a risk?

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Re: Connecting to an unsecured wireless network

Dec 26, 2012

Nope.

 

Besides you logged on here without a secure network right?

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Re: Connecting to an unsecured wireless network

Dec 26, 2012

Nope.  This is a scecure network at work

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Re: Connecting to an unsecured wireless network

Dec 27, 2012

Psycho_Myko82 wrote:

I have a PS3 and live in an apartment complex in a small town (not too worried about hackers).  I can pickup somebody's open unsecured wireless network.  I know not to used credit cards on an unsecured network, but would accessing Playstation network to play online games be a risk?


Depending on the network avaialble & its settings & speed etc you should not have many issues gaming, you already know this but you should of course really get your own broadband internet, technically you're stealing.

 

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