public internet security

Paul S paulatgm at
Sat May 5 15:46:41 UTC 2007

Scott Lockwood said the following on 05/05/2007 10:20 AM:
> There isn't an easy answer to this, but, take a look at OpenVPN. You'll
> need to setup OpenVPN on a machine in your home network's DMC, and have
> all trafic go over the VPN to do what you want to do. This will very
> likely slow you down some, since most home broadband connections are
> asymetrical, and have a much slower speed going 'out' than 'in'. It does
> however address the weakness of WEP and WPA.

Yes, my broadband upload is 368 kbps, but I also notice I only get
download speed of about 150 kbps in some public wifi I'm using.  So,
the public wifi seems to be the bottleneck anyway.

I'll check out openVPN .. thanks.

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