Not Your Average Siamese: Coco Is A Cat-Turned WiFi Spy Sniffing Out Unencrypted Wireless Networks

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Not Your Average Siamese: Coco Is A Cat-Turned WiFi Spy Sniffing Out Unencrypted Wireless Networks

Years ago industry experts may have laughed at the idea of a cat-turned WiFi spy. Last month a security researcher named Gene Bransfield showcased what he called the “War Kitteh” at the Def Con hacking convention in Las Vegas. Using …

Is An Ultra-Secure Smartphone Built On An Android Operating System An Oxymoron?

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Is An Ultra-Secure Smartphone Built On An Android Operating System An Oxymoron?

What happens when you design a smartphone to specifically place security and privacy in the hands of its users? You get an ultra-secure, attack resistant device right? Not exactly. Researchers on the BlueBox Labs security team discovered a potential vulnerability …

Using A New Security Hack, Attackers Can Break Into Your WiFi Router’s Security In One Second Or Less

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Using A New Security Hack, Attackers Can Break Into Your WiFi Router’s Security In One Second Or Less

WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) may no longer be a simple and painless method for connecting to secure wireless. According to researcher Dominique Bongard, founder of 0xcite security firm, there are vulnerabilities in the implementations of two WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) …

Comcast Injects Unwanted Ads Into Websites Accessed With XFinity Public WiFi Hotspots

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Comcast Injects Unwanted Ads Into Websites Accessed With XFinity Public WiFi Hotspots

In a stealth move, one of the largest internet service providers could be tainting your websites with unwanted ads and malicious code. Sound dramatic? Comcast, as part of the recent launch of its XFinity public WiFi hotspots, is inserting ads …

Avoid BYOD Headaches By Offering A Secure And Automated Onboarding Solution

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Avoid BYOD Headaches By Offering A Secure And Automated Onboarding Solution

In today’s mobile era, consumers are no longer chained to a bulky desktop in a cubicle or classroom. They are doing business, taking classes and accessing resources on the go from a personal mobile device, oftentimes sending emails or tweaking …

EFF’s Open Wireless Router Balances Security With Availability, Conquering One Wireless Network At A Time

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EFF’s Open Wireless Router Balances Security With Availability, Conquering One Wireless Network At A Time

Looking for a best-in-class router offering an open wireless network without sluggish internet speeds? Look no further. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a digital rights organization, is making great strides with Open Wireless Router, experimental wireless software designed to add …

Rogue Digital Certificates Cause A Major Security Scare For The King Of Search

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Rogue Digital Certificates Cause A Major Security Scare For The King Of Search

Earlier this month, hackers issued rogue certificates in India that could have been used to impersonate websites run by Google. This major security breach occurred at the National Informatics Centre (NIC), an Indian web services organization. These fake SSL certificates …

Breakthrough Technology Using Radio Frequency As A Power Source Allows IoT Devices To Power Themselves

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Breakthrough Technology Using Radio Frequency As A Power Source Allows IoT Devices To Power Themselves

What’s the point in investing in IoT technologies when they need to be powered “on” and charged all of the time? If we only turn on devices such as baby monitors and security systems when we need them, they lose …