Michigan police were called at a Planet Fitness gym earlier this month to investigate a bomb threat that ended up being only a prank after a naughty user named his WiFi network "Remote Detonator."
People say "every kick in the ass is a step forward." Well, Belgian security researcher Mathy Vanhoef gave the WiFi Protected Access (WPA) standard a huge kick in the ass last fall when it disclosed details about KRACK, a vulnerability in the WPA2 WiFi protocol used by billions of devices.
An open source project released in December 2017 has caught our eye due to its immense usefulness, especially for those users who travel a lot and who have to connect to many WiFi networks, a habit that may put them at a considerable risk of getting hacked.
A month after Amazon launched Amazon Key, security experts have already identified a flaw in the device's mode of operation that could allow rogue deliverymen to re-enter customer homes without being recorded.
Pretty sneaky, MS. While some vendors were scrambling to release updates to fix the KRACK Attack vulnerability released today, Microsoft, quietly snuck the fix into last week's Patch Tuesday.
This article will contain an udpated list of firmware and driver updates that resolve the Krack WPA2 vulnerability.
Over 22,000 users unwittingly agreed to clean public toilets when they connected to free WiFi hotspots at various UK establishments.
Broadcom Wi-Fi chips embedded in Android and iOS devices are vulnerable to a bug that allows an attacker to execute code on their devices, without any interaction needed from the user.
Today, WikiLeaks has published the documentation manual for an alleged CIA tool that can track users of WiFi-capable Windows devices based on the ESS (Extended Service Set) data of nearby WiFi networks.
The way users move fingers across a phone's touchscreen alters the WiFi signals transmitted by a mobile phone, causing interruptions that an attacker can intercept, analyze, and reverse engineer to accurately guess what the user has typed on his phone or in password input fields.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14946 for PC and Mobile to Insiders on the fast ring. This build brings you the ability to customize the touchpad gestures and updated WiFi settings that alllow you to turn WiFi back on after a certain amount of time after you disable it.
Researchers have devised a system that can recognize a user's keystrokes by exploiting available WiFi signals. Using these attacks, under the right set of circumstances, hackers or other criminals could potentially monitor what you are typing purely on WiFi signals.