Patch those wireless drivers

Monday, 27 November 2006, 12:01 AM EST

Wireless network card drivers have been under attack since the Black Hat USA 2006 conference, and nearly every super-popular driver now appears vulnerable. Security researchers David Maynor and Jon Ellch started things off by targeting an Apple MacBook’s wireless driver at the August show, and hackers' interest in the new attack vector was quickly piqued.

At InfoWorld.

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