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October 17, 2017
Researchers discover a WPA2 vulnerability and brand it KRACK, but some experts say the early reports overstate the risk of the flaw and downplay the difficulty of an exploit.
July 28, 2017
At Black Hat 2017, Exodus Intelligence researcher Nitay Artenstein unveiled the Broadpwn exploit, which he called the world's first Wi-Fi worm and which puts billions of iOS and Android devices at risk.
July 07, 2017
Broadpwn, a flaw in Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets, is patched, but Google withholds details. Plus, the latest in the antivirus drama between the U.S. and Russia, and more.
December 19, 2014
Check Point has uncovered a widespread home router security vulnerability, dubbed Misfortune Cookie, that could allow attackers to gain control over millions of devices.
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Windows Wi-Fi Sense allows Windows 10 users to get Internet access from public hotspots and private wireless local area networks (WLANs) that have been shared by friends. Although Wi-Fi Sense is enabled by default in all editions of Windows 10, the ... Continue Reading
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MouseJack, a wireless mouse and keyboard security flaw, allows attackers to type malicious commands. Expert Nick Lewis explains how enterprises can prevent these attacks. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense was designed to make hotspot sharing easy, but experts debate if the security risks are real and whether the new feature offers substantial benefits and relative safety. Continue Reading
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Hackers could take advantage of a physical Amazon Echo vulnerability to turn the Echo into a listening device. Judith Myerson explains how this works and what can be done about it. Continue Reading
WPA2-PSK is a popular way to bolster wireless security, but it's not perfect. Expert Joseph Granneman explains WPA2 and other aspects of the complicated history of Wi-Fi security. Continue Reading
A Netgear vulnerability exposed a number of wireless router models to command injection attacks. Expert Judith Myerson explains how the attack works and how to stop it. Continue Reading