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Addressing Public Wi-Fi Security Risks  30 November 2010 
Source: Government Info Security - Posted by Alex   
When Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash., introduced free wireless Internet access for patients and guests, it used a "defense-in-depth" strategy to address security issues, says Christopher Paidhrin, IT security compliance officer.
 
Securing the Internet  16 November 2010 
Source: The Harvard Crimson - Posted by Alex   
Imagine that you’re sitting in Lamont Library, quietly studying. The student next to you shouts, “Hey Facebook, give me all the photos you have of that cute guy from section!” Someone in a blue Facebook jacket runs over and displays a big poster with embarrassing party photos.
 
Comodo's TrustConnect Eliminates the Security Flaw  11 November 2010 
Source: Comodo - Posted by Administrator   
Comodo Security Solutions, Inc., a leading Internet security vendor, announced today that a WiFi hotspot security flaw recently uncovered and publicized by Firesheep is not a security issue for users of Comodo's TrustConnect™ virtual private network.
 
'BlackSheep' Sniffs Out Firesheep WiFi-Hacking  09 November 2010 
Source: Dark Reading - Posted by Alex   
A researcher today released a Firefox plug-in that serves as an early warning system of sorts for WiFi users whose Web sessions are either at risk or have been already hijacked by someone running the Firesheep sidejacking tool.
 
Software engineer blogs own Starbucks wiretap  04 November 2010 
Source: The Register UK - Posted by Alex   
Firesheep – the Firefox extension that lets you nab people's cookies over insecure networks and hijack their web accounts – doesn't do anything that hasn't been done for years. But it makes for good theatre.
 
The unvarnished truth about unsecured Wi-Fi  01 November 2010 
Source: CNET - Posted by Alex   
Chances are you don't leave your front door unlocked. And you shouldn't leave your Wi-Fi network unsecured either. Why? With a $50 wireless antenna and the right software a criminal hacker located outside your building as far as a mile away can capture passwords, e-mail messages, and any other data being transmitted over your network, and even decrypt data that is supposedly protected.
 
Wi-Fi Security: Have We Learned Anything?  19 October 2010 
Source: IT Business Edge - Posted by Alex   
The results are disheartening, and suggest that not much has been learned in the decade or so that Wi-Fi has been popular. The cracker, CryptoCard Executive Vice President Jason Hart, found that just under half of the 40,000 networks he tried to access had either very rudimentary encryption or demanded no password at all.
 
A quarter of WiFi networks unsecured, finds survey  15 October 2010 
Source: Tech World - Posted by Alex   
Years after WiFi security was supposed to have gone ‘critical’, a quarter of access points in the UK remain open and unsecured, a new ‘wardriving’ survey has discovered.
 
Half of wi-fi networks can be hacked in seconds  14 October 2010 
Source: Telegraph UK - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Of the 40,000 networks identified in the six cities, just under 20,000 had no password or the most basic form of security encryption, the research for card protection and insurance company CPP found.
 
Ten Tips for Public Wi-Fi Hotspot Security  10 September 2010 
Source: PC World - Posted by Alex   
Public Wi-Fi Hotspots can be a hacker's paradise. Following these ten basic security tips can mean the difference between safe surfing and an identity-theft or data-loss nightmare.
 
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