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Build a wireless network sniffer  18 January 2005 
Source: Peter Seebach - Posted by Frank   
This article reviews common issues of wireless security, and shows how to use open source software to suss out wireless networks, get information about them, and start recognizing common security problems. You will learn how to build a lightweight wireless sniffer that runs on open source software and, see how simple it is to interact with wireless networks.
 
US slaps on the wardriver-busting paint  17 January 2005 
Source: Lester Haines - Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Security-minded US decorators' supply outfit Force Field Wireless claims to have developed a DIY solution to the international menace of marauding geek wardrivers - DefendAir paint "laced with copper and aluminum fibers that form an electromagnetic shield, blocking most radio waves and protecting wireless networks".

 
New Cell Phone Malware Packs Double Punch  11 January 2005 
Source: Ryan Naraine - Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Anti-virus researchers have issued warnings for yet another strain of malware affecting Symbian smart phone devices, the latest using a combination of tactics to spread.

 
Bluetooth viruses pose growing threat  06 January 2005 
Source: Ingrid Marson - Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
There will also be a change in the way that viruses are spread, they say, with an increase in the number of viruses that spread wirelessly between devices, including viruses that can exploit the wireless capabilities of laptops.

 
802.11i Strengthens Wi-Fi Security  05 January 2005 
Source: eweek.com - Posted by Vincenzo Ciaglia   
With the recent ratification of 802.11i, and the certification and availability of products enabled for the wireless security specification, the time seems right for enterprises to feel safe in adopting wireless networking en masse. However, eWEEK Labs has found that issues ranging from incompatible legacy hardware to uneven migration strategies may slow adoption of 802.11i technology. To be sure, 802.11i is a huge step forward—it's the first standardized wireless security solution with which government and businesses can be comfortable.


 
United States Air Force Enforces Mobile Security Using Senforce  04 January 2005 
Source: Michael - Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
DRAPER, Utah --(Business Wire)-- Jan. 4, 2005 Disables Wireless When Users Are Connected to the Wired Network, Keeping Intruders Out

 
Spam Punishment Doesn't Fit the Crime  28 December 2004 
Source: securityfocus.com - Posted by Vincenzo Ciaglia   
I hate spam as much as the next person, but recent decisions by courts in Iowa and Virginia demonstrate how fear of technology (and justifiable annoyance) can force the legal system to impose fines and sentences that are grossly disproportionate to the harm caused by spammers. This is not to defend or justify spammers, whose actions are at best deceptive, almost always annoying, generally illegal and frequently criminal. But when people who send e-mail are punished more harshly than those who commit war crimes in Rwanda, and are fined more than companies that destroy the environment, it's time to revisit our strategy.


 
Wi-Fi Hacker Sentenced To Nine Years  17 December 2004 
Source: TechWeb News - Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
A 21-year-old Michigan man was sentenced Wednesday to nine years in prison for breaking into the network of home improvement retailer Lowe's, the longest jail term ever handed out in the U.S. for hacking.

 
WEP: Dead Again, Part 1  15 December 2004 
Source: Michael Ossmann - Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
This article is the first of a two-part series that looks at the new generation of WEP cracking tools for WiFi networks, which offer dramatically faster speeds for penetration testers over the previous generation of tools. In many cases, a WEP key can be determined in seconds or minutes. Part one, below, compares the latest KoreK based tools that perform passive statistical analysis and brute-force cracking on a sample of collected WEP traffic. Next time, in part two, we'll look at active attack vectors, including a method to dramatically increase the rate of packet collection to make statistical attacks even more potent.

 
Securing Wireless E-Records  13 December 2004 
Source: George V. Hulme - Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Few understand how tough it can be to lock down wireless networks better than Stephen Lewack, director of technical services and communications at Columbus Regional Healthcare System. Lewack is protecting a growing number of wireless devices throughout the Georgia hospital, which includes more than 400 in-patient beds, more than 200 long-term care beds, and a pharmacy.

 
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