Cisco has fixed a critical vulnerability affecting a number of its wireless residential gateways and cable modems, and is urging users to check whether their service providers and third-party support organizations have pushed out the upgraded software with the fix.
Recognizing the need for a better way to connect products in the home, seven companies announced that they’ve joined forces to develop Thread, a new IP-based wireless networking protocol.
Researchers at Context Information Security have been able to expose a security weakness in a WiFi enabled, energy efficient LED light bulb that can be controlled from a smartphone.
In this interview, Kent Lawson, CEO of Private WiFi, talks about the key threats exposed by wireless access, offers protection advice and illustrates the trends that will shape wireless security in the future.
A competition is scheduled for hackers and computer scientists from around the world to better protect consumers against widespread security vulnerabilities in wireless routers.
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