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WPA2 wireless security cracked  26 March 2014 
Source: phys.org - Posted by Dave Wreski   
There are various ways to protect a wireless network. Some are generally considered to be more secure than others. Some, such as WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), were broken several years ago and are not recommended as a way to keep intruders away from private networks.
 
Hackers hijacking free Wi-Fi, especially at airports  26 November 2013 
Source: Salisbury Post - Posted by Alex   
Everywhere you look these days, you see people using their electronic gadgets: smartphones, tablets, gaming systems and e-readers. Most of these gadgets require Wi-Fi to access the Internet or the gadget itself is a Wi-Fi hotspot. Many airports and other public spaces offer Wi-Fi for the public to log onto the Internet from their laptop computers.
 
Oi, Google, you ate all our Wi-Fi keys  23 July 2013 
Source: The Register UK - Posted by Alex   
Privacy experts have urged Google to allow Android users' to encrypt their backups in the wake of the NSA PRISM surveillance flap.
 
Reporters sued as 'hackers' for finding a security hole with Google  23 May 2013 
Source: Wired UK - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Call it security through absurdity: a pair of telecom firms have branded reporters for Scripps News as "hackers" after they discovered the personal data of over 170,000 customers -- including social security numbers and other identifying data that could be used for identity theft -- sitting on a publicly accessible server.
 
Suspect in 'biggest cyber attack in history' had hack van, bunker  29 April 2013 
Source: The Age - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A Dutch citizen arrested in northeast Spain on suspicion of launching what is described as the biggest cyber attack in internet history operated from a bunker and had a van capable of hacking into networks anywhere in the country, officials said on Sunday.
 
Identifying People from Mobile Phone Location Data  26 March 2013 
Source: Schneier on Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Catholic University of Louvain studied 15 months' worth of anonymised mobile phone records for 1.5 million individuals.
 
Sandia Labs' MegaDroid Plays Security War Games  05 October 2012 
Source: Linux Insider - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A virtual network of 300,000 Android devices is roaming around an imaginary city, giving researchers at Sandia National Laboratories the chance to see how a wireless network operates in a microcosm. The purpose of the project, called "MegaDroid," is to enhance the security of wireless networks by exposing weaknesses.
 
How to hack your own Wi-Fi network  23 April 2012 
Source: PC World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Attempting to "hack" into your own wireless network can help you spot potential Wi-Fi security vulnerabilities and figure out ways to protect against them.
 
Public Wi-Fi not as secure as you think  03 February 2012 
Source: KARE 11 - Posted by Anthony Pell   
In a world that is constantly connected, it seems these days you are never alone, whether you know it or not. "People are online around the clock," said computer expert Jake DeWoskin. DeWoskin is with the Twin Cities business consulting firm KDV.
 
Wi-Fi Protected Setup made easier to brute force  29 December 2011 
Source: H Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A researcher has found design flaws and poor implementation in WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) which makes it much simpler to brute force the protection on Wi-Fi access points that use the technology. The discovery has prompted the US CERT to issue an advisory which suggests disabling WPS as a workaround for the problem.
 
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