PRODUCTS: New Wallpaper Could Secure Public Wireless Networks

A recent spate of electronic attacks on public wireless networks in coffee shops and other areas has led researchers to seek innovative new solutions to the increasingly troublesome problem. One solution, called Frequency Selective Surface (FSS) panels, let you apply panels to walls like wallpaper to prevent hackers from eavesdropping on people's connections and disrupting the network. There's no timetable for commercial availability, but the quick development of an easily distributed solution has researchers hopeful that these attacks will soon be a thing of the past; you know, like spam and PC viruses

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