Wireless network security
- June 16, 2020
Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative published 10 vulnerabilities in Netgear's R6700 router that have gone unpatched for seven months.
- April 15, 2020
New research by BitSight compared malware infections on home office networks versus corporate networks, and the results were unsettling for remote enterprise users.
- January 22, 2020
Security researchers revealed Netgear firmware exposed TLS certificate keys, but SearchSecurity discovered it wasn't the first time the issue had been reported to the vendor.
- April 12, 2019
Researchers discovered vulnerabilities in the WPA3 protocol, specifically in the Dragonfly handshake authentication, allowing for multiple exploits branded Dragonblood.
- April 11, 2019
Troubles continue for Huawei as new bans and government reports put security into question, but the company is attempting to fight back against the criticism.
- April 10, 2019
According to Nokia's Kevin McNamee, the rise of 5G will mean more danger of IoT botnets, but also more options to secure those devices -- including using network slicing for segmentation.
- December 18, 2018
While the number of countries with Huawei bans in place grows and more issue warnings, a German investigation found no evidence of spying to support the fear.
- June 26, 2018
Latest WPA3 security protocol update adds new features to the Wi-Fi access specification for simple and secure wireless access for individuals, as well as enterprises.
- June 22, 2018
Sen. Ron Wyden got all major U.S. wireless carriers to promise not to sell mobile location data to third parties, but experts question the basic security practices in place.
- June 01, 2018
News roundup: A major cellular network may have been compromised by exploiting SS7 vulnerabilities, according to reports. Plus, Kaspersky's lawsuits have been dismissed, and more.
- May 17, 2018
Following news that it provides near real-time location data to law enforcement without warrants, a Securus hack exposed information on those law enforcement customers.
- January 11, 2018
The new WPA3 Wi-Fi protocol aims to improve security for IoT devices and strengthen password security with protections against brute force attacks.
- 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.
- December 12, 2014
News roundup: Amid a devastating breach incident Sony Pictures is fighting back, raising legal and ethical questions. Plus: A big week in security acquisitions; Comcast sued over open Wi-Fi; and Yahoo announces vulnerability disclosure policy.
- July 30, 2009
Researchers have figured out a way to spoof sender numbers, bypass carrier protections and trick mobile devices to pull content from an attacker's server. This would leave users vulnerable to phishing attacks and other scams.
- May 07, 2007
The TJX hackers started their assault two years ago by attacking security holes in the retail giant's wireless system outside a Minnesota Marshalls.