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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.
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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
Numerous router security threats have made the news, threatening the integrity of enterprise data. Expert Kevin Beaver offers three steps for maintaining router safety. Continue Reading
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Enterprises should consider pressing 4G vulnerabilities when developing a BYOD strategy for their employees. Expert Judith Myerson explains the flaws and what to do about them. Continue Reading
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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A previously disclosed flaw found in Broadcom's Wi-Fi controller chips is now believed to affect the Lenovo ThinkPad. Learn how this vulnerability works with expert Judith Myerson. Continue Reading
Enterprise wireless security issues are popping up left and right, wreaking havoc on individuals and enterprises alike. Expert Kevin Beaver looks at how to secure Wi-Fi. Continue Reading
Microsegmentation and zones of zero trust are security strategies inherent in software-defined networking. Expert Kevin Beaver explains how to get started. 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