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'Wardriving' Hackers Cracked Wi-Fi Networks From Black Mercedes  26 April 2011 
Source: SecurityNewsDaily - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Seattle police are investigating a criminal ring they believe used a specially outfitted Mercedes to hack into the Wi-Fi networks of area businesses, a practice called "wardriving."
6 ways to use public Wi-Fi hot spots safely  24 February 2011 
Source: CNET - Posted by Alex   
Places like Starbucks, neighborhood cafes, Barnes & Noble, and universities are all jumping on the "free Wi-Fi" bandwagon--hey, it's trendy. As a result, more of us are connecting to these networks without realizing the security risks.
New hacking tools pose bigger threats to Wi-Fi users  18 February 2011 
Source: NDTV - Posted by Anthony Pell   
You may think the only people capable of snooping on your Internet activity are government intelligence agents or possibly a talented teenage hacker holed up in his parents' basement. But some simple software lets just about anyone sitting next to you at your local coffee shop watch you browse the Web and even assume your identity online.
Network security spending to soar over next five years  11 January 2011 
Source: v3 - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Spending on network security protection will nearly double over the next five years, according to the latest figures from ABI Research. The analyst firm's World Enterprise Network and Data Security Markets report said that spending on unified threat management, virtual private networks, network access control, firewalls and intrusion detection systems will rise from $6bn (£3.8bn) last year to $10bn (£6.4bn) by 2016.
The Safe Way to Use Public Wifi  10 January 2011 
Source: GallowayPatch - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Anyone who spends a lot of time working on a computer can speak volumes on the value of a change of scenery. Spending all of your time in the same chair in the same room can lead to a strong sense of monotony that can drive productivity into the ground.
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.
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