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Category: Wireless security


Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Apple Patches Dangerous KRACK Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities

November 1, 2017

Via: Security Week

Apple on Tuesday released a new set of security patches for its products, including fixes for Wi-Fi vulnerabilities disclosed in mid October. The security flaws can be exploited as part of a novel attack technique called KRACK, short for Key […]


Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Cisco Warns 69 Products Impacted by KRACK

October 20, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Cisco said Wednesday that multiple Cisco wireless products are vulnerable to the recently identified Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRACK). On Monday, researchers revealed how the KRACK vulnerabilities plagued the WPA2 protocol used to secure all modern Wi-Fi networks. In their report, […]


Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

No Patches for Vulnerabilities in Linksys Wireless Routers

October 19, 2017

Via: Security Week

IT security services and consulting company SEC Consult has disclosed the details of several apparently unpatched vulnerabilities affecting Linksys E-Series wireless home routers. The flaws were reported to Linksys in July and while the vendor was initially responsive, it stopped […]


Wireless security

KRACK Attack Devastates Wi-Fi Security

October 17, 2017

Via: Threat Post

A devastating weakness plagues the WPA2 protocol used to secure all modern Wi-Fi networks, and it can be abused to decrypt traffic from enterprise and consumer networks with varying degrees of difficulty. Not only can attackers peek at supposedly encrypted […]


Wireless security

Unsecured Wi-Fi hotspots and troubling browsing behaviors

August 11, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

As adoption of cloud and mobile continues to rise, common employee practices inside and outside the workplace create risk for enterprises. To uncover the risks posed by users’ data-related habits, Bitglass tested real-world scenarios – frequency of connections to unsecured […]


Network security, Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Remotely Exploitable Flaws Found in Popular IP Cameras

August 3, 2017

Via: Security Week

Bitdefender and Checkmarx have each published reports describing remotely exploitable vulnerabilities found by their researchers in popular VStarcam, Loftek and Neo IP cameras. As part of its research into IoT security, Bitdefender discovered several buffer overflow vulnerabilities affecting the web server service […]


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Segway miniPRO Flaws Put Riders at Risk of Injury

July 20, 2017

Via: Security Week

The Ninebot by Segway miniPRO hoverboard-style electric scooter is affected by several vulnerabilities that can be exploited to take control of the device and possibly injure the rider, security consulting firm IOActive warned. The Segway miniPRO is accompanied by a […]


Wireless security

Tips to Stay Secure on Summer Vacations

July 7, 2017

Via: Security Affairs

In the excitement of summer vacations, most of us forget to equip ourselves with the privacy tools and needed security measures. Yet, such flawed data security could ruin your vacations as the cyber goons always remain on work. Therefore, here […]


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Flaws in Hyundai App Allowed Hackers to Steal Cars

April 26, 2017

Via: Security Week

South Korean carmaker Hyundai has released updates for its Blue Link mobile applications to address vulnerabilities that could have been exploited by hackers to locate, unlock and start vehicles. The Blue Link application, available for both iOS and Android devices, […]


Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Apple patches drive-by Wi-Fi flaw with emergency iOS patch

April 4, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Less than a week after Apple pushed out iOS 10.3 comes an iOS emergency patch that all iDevice owners should implement as soon a possible. The security note accompanying iOS 10.3.1 says simply that the fixed problem is a stack […]