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  • EFF invites hackers to test, secure its Open Wireless Router

    21.07.2014

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has released Open Wireless Router, an experimental alpha release of wireless router software that is meant to improve some and add new capabilities to existing routers.

  • Cisco fixes critical flaw in modems and wireless gateways

    17.07.2014

    Cisco has fixed a critical vulnerability affecting a number of its wireless residential gateways and cable modems, and is urging users to check whether their service providers and third-party support organizations have pushed out the upgraded software with the fix.

  • New IP-based wireless networking protocol created

    17.07.2014

    Recognizing the need for a better way to connect products in the home, seven companies announced that they’ve joined forces to develop Thread, a new IP-based wireless networking protocol.

  • Security weakness found in WiFi enabled LED light bulb

    07.07.2014

    Researchers at Context Information Security have been able to expose a security weakness in a WiFi enabled, energy efficient LED light bulb that can be controlled from a smartphone.

  • Wireless security risks and defenses

    01.07.2014

    In this interview, Kent Lawson, CEO of Private WiFi, talks about the key threats exposed by wireless access, offers protection advice and illustrates the trends that will shape wireless security in the future.




Spotlight

Most popular Android apps open users to MITM attacks

Posted on 21 August 2014.  |  An analysis of the 1,000 most popular free Android apps from the Google Play store has revealed a depressing fact: most of them sport an SSL/TLS vulnerability that can be misused for executing MITM attacks, and occasionally additional ones, as well.


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