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can wireless hurt you?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by polar59155, Mar 5, 2005.


Do you think your Wireless Router could possibly be tweaked to much to harm you?

  1. yes

  2. no

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  3. I don't know!

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  1. polar59155

    polar59155 Network Guru Member


  2. Esquire

    Esquire Mesquire Staff Member Member

    What did they do? Sleep on the router as a pillow? :lol:
  3. t4thfavor

    t4thfavor Network Guru Member

    anything that emits radio waves can potentially harm you.
    but unless its running around 15 watts give or take a few then it will never hurt you .
    well unless you eat it or sonthing (the router)
    microwave ovens are in the 2.4 ghz band and they are 500 - 1k watts so you tell me.

    people use cell phones all day and they ask the same question.

    dont stick your head in the microwave though it will not be good.

    there is a small potential that if you focus the waves at a point it may be powerful enough to after 100 years of repeated exposure hurt you .
    but then again you will be dead anyways.
  4. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    FYI i was reading some coverage about deathcon a hacking convention were they had a wifi shoot out in the desert. and they took regular routers with 3rd party firmware or something and shot it into the desert. and see how far they can go. but the point is that the guys how made this rige ran for their lives when they shot the radio waves into the desert.

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