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FBI surveillance van wifi?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by lazerblazer, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. lazerblazer

    lazerblazer Portland Active Member

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    What.jpg


    Completely creepy and weird, has anyone else ever seen this?

    What.jpg
     
  2. Box13

    Box13 Beavercreek Member

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    My guess is its a prank...
     
  3. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    The FBI would never name their wifi FBI Surveillance Van #123...it's just some dude sick of having people piggy back off his router.
     
  4. Modeler

    Modeler Molalla, Oregon Soccer Fan

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    I know a number of people who name their Wi-Fi "FBI Surveillance Van XXX". It's a joke.
     
  5. Solomon

    Solomon Vancouver Active Member

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    Seems legit.
     
  6. irierider

    irierider PDX Member

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    hahaha Ive made some pretty off the wall ones, and when you like in an apartment you see some weird *** ones too
     
  7. Grunwald

    Grunwald Out of that nut job colony of Seattle, WA Well-Known Member

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    I like it. I am going to have to change my hot spot router to something "interesting".
     
  8. yotehunter

    yotehunter north west Active Member

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    mines name is "VIRUS DETECTED" to try to keep people off of it...
     
  9. elsie

    elsie Way over there on the left Well-Known Member

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    Another option would be to set authentication on it and tell it not to broadcast the SSID.


    elsie
     
  10. Bobsigsr

    Bobsigsr Buckley, Wa. New Member

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    One day I was messing with my wifi I noticed 1 available wifi that said Federal Bureau of Investigation. My son just told me it was him. Still freaked me out. Like way are they in the neighborhood. I know they wouldn't put their own label on it. Lol
     
  11. locobob

    locobob Beaverton, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Its a joke, been getting passed around on Facebook quite a bit lately.
     
  12. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    RUN.... RUN NOW!!!!
     
  13. Grunwald

    Grunwald Out of that nut job colony of Seattle, WA Well-Known Member

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    Being an IT guy at one point I had a small network and I've named all the servers after sexually transmitted diseases. Go right ahead and try hacking into Syphilis.
     
  14. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    These are all excellent!!! Thanks!
     
  15. Botte Hork

    Botte Hork Camas WA Well-Known Member

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    A friend back home is not too technically savvy, but that's mostly due to him being too lazy to read instructions. He asked me to set up his wifi, so I said "Sure thing, but you'll need to change the settings when I'm done". To encourage him to do so, both the network name and the passphrase had some gay references. Sure, childish, but it finally got him to change the settings, especially after a repair guy from his internet provider came to fix something and reconnect and test his connection. He got some funny looks, thanked me afterwards with some chosen adult language (that's what friends do :)) and finally read the manual.
     
  16. Sincere

    Sincere Between Cascadia and Jefferson Active Member

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    i've always named my network something like "Por* and Viruses" in homage to my first roommate out of high school who always named our network "Luke's Por* Stash".
     
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    2506 Seattle Well-Known Member

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    Funny. Mine is DEA Safehouse. Anything is better than Cisco446 or Linksis1.
     
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  18. dolooper

    dolooper Coast Range, or thereabouts Well-Known Member

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    Heh. Friend of mine at work does IT help desk. Builds computers for folks. Folks he doesn't (or sometimes does) like, he'll add a folder in their user foldersnext to My Documents and My Music called My Porn.

    It has freaked a few folks out.
     
  19. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    Where is the fun in that?

    "Homeland Security Patrol"
    "US Immigration"

    I can think of others.
     
  20. Hrethgir

    Hrethgir Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    My last one was "Your mom is here."