Aruba Submits IETF Draft

Monday, 26 July 2004, 12:17 PM EST

Aruba Wireless Networks announced today that it has submitted an Internet Draft to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) that details network security vulnerabilities exacerbated by the existence of Wi-Fi technology and its implementation within corporations.

The IETF submission documents how wireless traffic can be exposed regardless of the type of authentication and encryption used to transmit data if the network behind the access point can be compromised. The IEFT draft also describes how a simple attack on a network can easily make available the digital security keys used to scramble the wireless data of computer users.

At Unstrung.

[ Read more ]

Related items




Spotlight

Cloned, booby-trapped Dark Web sites steal bitcoins, login credentials

Apart from being a way for dissidents and journalists to do their business without being spotted and identified by "the powers that be", the Dark Web is also a place where criminals sell and buy illegal wares and services and, apparently, where they also get robbed by scammers.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Jul 3rd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //