Category: Wireless security

Wireless security

Flaws Affecting Top-Selling Netgear Routers Disclosed

February 9, 2018

Via: Security Week

Security firm Trustwave has disclosed the details of several vulnerabilities affecting Netgear routers, including devices that are top-selling products on Amazon and Best Buy. The flaws were discovered by researchers in March 2017 and they were patched by Netgear in […]

Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Wireless Security Lessons From the WPA2 Vulnerability

November 20, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

When I began writing about the wireless security lessons learned from the WPA2 vulnerability, I decided to start looking into my own level of exposure. My home network runs WPA2 on a combination cable modem/wireless router leased by my internet […]

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 […]