CNET GLOSSARY: Terms for the techie
The unauthorized act of seeking out and mapping wireless access points (APs) that are available for free network access, such as those at a coffee house or an airport--or an office AP with a leaky signal. This is the new, wireless version of war dialing, in which hackers dialed hundreds of numbers to find an open modem so that they could gain access to a company's network. See also warchalking.
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