POODLE Attack Leaves Browser Users Vulnerable, Especially When Using Open, Unencrypted Networks

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POODLE Attack Leaves Browser Users Vulnerable, Especially When Using Open, Unencrypted Networks

Earlier this month a newly discovered flaw was discovered by Google researchers that exploits an outdated encryption protocol, Secure Sockets Layer version 3 (SSLv3). SSLv3 protects secure web links and safeguards connections your browser makes to financial institutions, email providers …

Marriott Jams WiFi Networks, Disconnecting Hotel Guests’ Personal Hotspots

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Marriott Jams WiFi Networks, Disconnecting Hotel Guests’ Personal Hotspots

Who knew that a worldwide hotel chain could monopolize the WiFi networks accessed on its property? Earlier this month Marriott was fined $600,000 for “jamming” guest-created hotspots while also charging consumers and small businesses exorbitant fees (upwards of $250-$1000 for …

ICloud's website was compromised and left many vulnerable to MITM attacks

ICloud.Com Website Compromised In China, Leading To The Potential For Rampant Man-In-The-Middle Attacks

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ICloud.Com Website Compromised In China, Leading To The Potential For Rampant Man-In-The-Middle Attacks

  Last week, after a report of a hack into iCloud.com in China, Apple posted a security notice on its website, telling browser users to pay attention to warnings of unsecure digital certificates. Perpetrators plan organized network attacks using unsecure …

Apple Fixes Crucial Enterprise WiFi Authentication Flaw With New IOS 8 Operating System

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Apple Fixes Crucial Enterprise WiFi Authentication Flaw With New IOS 8 Operating System

Even the king of the smartphone can’t avoid inevitable security vulnerabilities within its operating systems. Apple’s recent release of iOS 8 addresses a critical weakness present in older OS versions, which allowed potential attackers to hijack the wireless network authentication …

T-Mobile prepares to release wi-fi calling

T-Mobile To Roll Out Sophisticated WiFi Calling Feature To Its Customers, Including Compatibility With New Apple Flagship Smartphones

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T-Mobile To Roll Out Sophisticated WiFi Calling Feature To Its Customers, Including Compatibility With New Apple Flagship Smartphones

  With the recent release of Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus flagship smartphones, there’s been a lot of talk about WiFi calling lately. Unbeknownst to many, WiFi calling has been around for about a decade, as T-Mobile …

Vulnerability found in an IoT thermostat

Yet Another Security Flaw In The IoT World: A Wi-Fi Enabled Thermostat Open To Potential Attacks

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Yet Another Security Flaw In The IoT World: A Wi-Fi Enabled Thermostat Open To Potential Attacks

  Can’t say we are all that surprised with yet another security vulnerability on an Internet of Things (IoT) device. Heatmiser, a UK manufacturer of digital thermostats, has issued a warning to its customers regarding its Wi-Fi enabled thermostats running …