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.