Alberta hackers gear up for International War Driving Day

Thursday, 22 August 2002, 12:59 AM EST

Information technology managers may want to pay close attention to Red Deer, Alberta, on Aug. 31, which has been targeted by hackers for a "wardriving" day.

In what is being billed as the first Alberta International Wardriving Day, hackers armed with laptop computers outfitted with wireless networking gear and global positioning systems will drive around Red Deer looking for unprotected wireless computer networks.

The aim of the game organizers are calling it a "hobby" is to see which hacker can find the most wireless networks in one day.

[ Read more ]

Related items




Spotlight

Android Fake ID bug allows malware to impersonate trusted apps

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Bluebox Security researchers unearthed a critical Android vulnerability which can be used by malicious applications to impersonate specially recognized trusted apps - and get all the privileges they have - without the user being none the wiser.


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

Tue, Jul 29th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //