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Source: NetworkWorld - Posted by Bill Keys   
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Cracking Down on Wireless Credit Card Security
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Wireless Security Recent reports of massive credit card theft from retailers that havenít adequately secured their Wi-Fi networks are unsettling, to say the least.

Organized gang members have been grabbing customer card data out of the air, where it has been unconscionably unencrypted, en route to a banking processing company for authorization. Other breaches are thought to have occurred when hackers tapped into Wi-Fi data streams generated by weakly encrypted wireless barcode scanners, broke the encryption code, and eavesdropped on user sessions to steal their network access credentials.

Barcode devices are perhaps most prone to the exclusive use of Wired Equivalent Privacy, or WEP, the older and easily crackable Wi-Fi encryption scheme. Many handheld barcode scanners donít yet support stronger Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and WPA2 forms of encryption, often because of the older devicesí limited memory and CPU power.

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