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  • How public Wi-Fi puts unprotected users at risk

    11.02.2015

    76% of American smartphone and tablet users are at risk of privacy loss and identity theft via public Wi-Fi networks.

  • Pirate activist shows politicians what digital surveillance looks like

    15.01.2015

    How to make politicians really understand the dangers of mass digital surveillance and the importance of information security? Gustav Nipe, the 26-year old president of the Swedish Pirate Party's youth wing, tried to do it by setting up an open Wi-Fi network at the Society and Defence National Conference held in Sälen, Sweden, late last and earlier this week, and collecting and analyzing the metadata of conference attendees who connected to it.

  • Asus wireless router flaw opens network to local attackers

    09.01.2015

    A researcher has discovered a security hole in the firmware of several wireless Asus router models which could be exploited by an attacker to gain complete control of the network and use it to mount other attacks from this vantage point.

  • Toshiba releases FlashAir III wireless SD card

    06.01.2015

    Toshiba introduced the FlashAir III wireless SD card, a third generation memory card that serves as its own wireless LAN access point, allowing users to share images, videos and files wirelessly.

  • Gogo in-flight WiFi service serves fliers fake Google certs

    06.01.2015

    Gogo, a noted provider of in-flight broadband Internet service, has been spotted serving a fake Google SSL certificate to fliers trying to access YouTube, effectively performing a Man-in-the-Middle attack against them.




Spotlight

The Internet of Things is unavoidable, securing it should be a priority

The Internet of Things (IoT) started like any other buzzword: poorly defined, used too often, and generally misunderstood. However, it stood the test of time and is now increasingly becoming part of everyday language, even with those outside the IT world.


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