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  • December 19, 2014 19 Dec'14

    Home router security vulnerability exposes 12 million devices

    Check Point has uncovered a widespread home router security vulnerability, dubbed Misfortune Cookie, that could allow attackers to gain control over millions of devices.

  • December 18, 2014 18 Dec'14

    Survey: Guest network security lacking at many businesses

    According to WatchGuard, seven out of 10 restaurants, hotels and other businesses don't take the necessary steps to secure their guest Wi-Fi networks.

  • February 05, 2009 05 Feb'09

    Cisco corrects serious Wireless LAN flaws

    Several denial-of-service vulnerabilities and a privilege escalation flaw affects a wide range of Cisco Wireless LAN controllers, the networking giant warned.

  • August 19, 2008 19 Aug'08

    PCI DSS 1.2 clarifies wireless, antivirus use

    Version 1.2 of PCI DSS, due out in October, requires 802.1x for wireless protection and antivirus for all operating systems, according to a summary of the changes issued Tuesday.

  • August 09, 2007 09 Aug'07

    Wi-Fi simplicity edging out Wi-Fi security

    Experts say the standards are available to lock down Wi-Fi, but many network and security managers are taking an easier approach.

  • July 24, 2007 24 Jul'07

    Cisco issues warning for wireless LAN controller flaws

    Cisco Systems Inc. is warning customers of flaws in its wireless LAN controllers that initially crippled a wireless network at Duke University.

  • July 23, 2007 23 Jul'07

    Aruba bolsters mobile suite with security acquisition

    Mobile security vendor Aruba Networks Inc. acquires wireless intrusion detection and prevention software and Bluetooth assessment tools from Network Chemistry.

  • June 04, 2007 04 Jun'07

    VeriSign, AirMagnet team up for wireless IPS

    Gartner IT Security Summit: VeriSign and AirMagnet announce collaboration on the new VeriSign Wireless Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS) to help IT shops defend Wi-Fi users.

  • May 31, 2007 31 May'07

    Check Point promises more VoIP security, fewer slowdowns

    Check Point's enhanced Open Performance Architecture is designed for deeper security of technologies like VoIP without the network performance problems that often come with it.

  • May 07, 2007 07 May'07

    TJX breach tied to Wi-Fi exploits

    The TJX hackers started their assault two years ago by attacking security holes in the retail giant's wireless system outside a Minnesota Marshalls.

  • April 13, 2007 13 Apr'07

    Cisco urges Wireless Control System upgrade

    Cisco Systems Inc. is urging customers to upgrade to the latest version of its Wireless Control System to fix several flaws that could allow a hacker to gain access to the system.

  • April 10, 2007 10 Apr'07

    Apple fixes flaws in AirPort Extreme Base Station

    Attackers could exploit a pair of flaws in Apple's AirPort Extreme Base Station to bypass security restrictions and access sensitive data. Apple has released a fix.

  • March 01, 2007 01 Mar'07

    Security researcher offers apology, plans to release attack code

    Security researcher David Maynor said he made a mistake when he demonstrated a Wi-Fi attack using an Apple MacBook last year at the Black Hat conference.

  • February 21, 2007 21 Feb'07

    Cisco routers threatened by drive-by pharming

    Millions of Cisco routers in circulation could be compromised by a newly-discovered attack technique Symantec calls drive-by pharming, the networking giant warned in an advisory.

  • February 05, 2007 05 Feb'07

    Going Wi-Fi? Go safely

    Today's security professionals are forced to balance the convenience that wireless technology offers with the need to enforce a solid security policy.

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