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Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense Explained: Actual Security Threat You Need to Know


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#1 NickAu

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Posted 31 July 2015 - 04:21 PM

 

Just one day after Microsoft released its new operating system, over 14 Million Windows users upgraded their PCs to Windows 10.
 
Of course, if you are one of the Millions, you should aware of Windows 10's Wi-Fi Sense feature that lets your friends automatically connects to your wireless network without providing the Wi-Fi password.
 
Smells like a horrible Security Risk! It even triggered a firestorm among some security experts, who warned that Wi-Fi Sense is a terrible and dangerous feature and that you should disable it right away.
 
Even some researchers advised Windows 10 users to rename their Wi-Fi access points.
 
Before discussing the risks of Wi-Fi Sense, let's first know how it works.

http://thehackernews.com/2015/07/windows-10-wi-fi-sense-explained-actual.html



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