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 …

Facing Potential Security Vulnerabilities In Satellite Communications Systems, Commercial Aviation May Be On A Turbulent Path

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Facing Potential Security Vulnerabilities In Satellite Communications Systems, Commercial Aviation May Be On A Turbulent Path

A breakthrough discovery involving the security of satellite communications equipment has the airline industry taking notice. Ruben Santamarta, a consultant with iO Active, a cybersecurity firm, has figured out a way to hack the satellite communications equipment on passenger jets …

With WiFi Dashboard, You Never Again Have To Trust An Unsecured WiFi Connection

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With WiFi Dashboard, You Never Again Have To Trust An Unsecured WiFi Connection

Last week Private WiFi a security technology company that protects personal data and information on the Internet, unveiled a free app called the WiFi Dashboard. The app, available for Windows 8 personal computers and Surface tablets, interactively displays the security …

There’s A New Wireless Protocol In Town, Exclusively Designed For IoT Devices

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There’s A New Wireless Protocol In Town, Exclusively Designed For IoT Devices

Most of today’s Internet of Things (IoT) technology relies on a single device on an existing, in-home WiFi network to communicate with products around the home. As such, it has always been difficult for multiple home automation devices to communicate …

Take Your iPhone Wherever You Go: Apple’s Enhanced Location Awareness Feature To Detect Behavioral Patterns

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Take Your iPhone Wherever You Go: Apple’s Enhanced Location Awareness Feature To Detect Behavioral Patterns

A patent application published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office earlier this month reveals an Apple solution that would detect the behavior of an individual using a device by comparing their behavior with previous patterns. The invention would …