Posts Tagged ‘WIFI’

Modern Wi-Fi Networks are Vulnerable, Risk on Bitcoin Wallet?

Earlier this week, Mathy Vanhoef of the Imec-DistriNet research group, discovered serious weaknesses and vulnerabilities in WPA2, a protocol which is used to secure all modern Wi-Fi networks. Vanhoef’s paper noted: “An attacker within range of a victim can exploit these weaknesses using key reinstallation attacks (KRACKs). Concretely, attackers can use this novel attack technique to […]

4 mobile security precautions you never should ignore

1. Lock screen passwords According to this Pew Research poll, over one quarter of smartphone users do not protect their devices with lock screen passcodes. Let that sink in a moment. Roughly 28% of smartphone users to not protect their devices. 2. Update, update, update It doesn’t end there. The security of your device doesn’t […]

Is 2014 the year of Wi-Fi in Africa?

Free Wi-Fi initiatives in African cities such as Rwanda’s Kigali and South Africa’s Tshwane are set to drive wireless internet access on the continent, says Ruckus Wireless. Ruckus Wireless, a supplier of advanced wireless systems for the mobile internet infrastructure market, has predicted that this year could be a watershed one for Wi-Fi. According to […]