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  • D-Link fixes critical router flaws

    03.03.2015

    D-Link has released new firmware for its DIR-820L Wi-Fi dual band cloud router, which fixes a number of security vulnerabilities.

  • Global experiment exposes the dangers of using Wi-Fi hotspots

    03.03.2015

    A global Wi-Fi hacking experiment exposed major security issues regarding the browsing habits of users around the globe.

  • Flaw in Netgear Wi-Fi routers exposes admin password, WLAN details

    17.02.2015

    A number of Netgear home wireless routers sport a vulnerability that can be misused by unauthenticated attackers to obtain the administrator password, device serial number, WLAN details, and various details regarding clients connected to the device, claims systems/network engineer Peter Adkins.

  • How public Wi-Fi puts unprotected users at risk

    11.02.2015

    76% of American smartphone and tablet users are at risk of privacy loss and identity theft via public Wi-Fi networks.

  • Pirate activist shows politicians what digital surveillance looks like

    15.01.2015

    How to make politicians really understand the dangers of mass digital surveillance and the importance of information security? Gustav Nipe, the 26-year old president of the Swedish Pirate Party's youth wing, tried to do it by setting up an open Wi-Fi network at the Society and Defence National Conference held in Sälen, Sweden, late last and earlier this week, and collecting and analyzing the metadata of conference attendees who connected to it.




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Cloned, booby-trapped Dark Web sites steal bitcoins, login credentials

Apart from being a way for dissidents and journalists to do their business without being spotted and identified by "the powers that be", the Dark Web is also a place where criminals sell and buy illegal wares and services and, apparently, where they also get robbed by scammers.


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