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Category: Wireless security


Access control, Mobile, Security, Wireless security

How to share your Wi-Fi password safely

January 11, 2022

Via: Malwarebytes

You may not have as many people visiting your home due to the pandemic, but restrictions are a hit-and-miss affair. It’s possible your region has opened up a little, and you’re seeing folks in your home for the first time […]


Mobile, Wireless security

Researchers Uncover New Coexistence Attacks On Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Chips

December 16, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers have demonstrated a new attack technique that makes it possible to leverage a device’s Bluetooth component to directly extract network passwords and manipulate traffic on a Wi-Fi chip, putting billions of electronic devices at risk of stealthy attacks. […]


Mobile, Network security, Security, Wireless security

Wardrivers Can Still Easily Crack 70% of Wi-Fi Passwords

October 26, 2021

Via: Dark Reading

The same standard that allows wireless devices to remain connected and roam between access points also allows attackers to easily collect critical Wi-Fi keys that can later be hashed to find Wi-Fi network passwords, a researcher found in a wardriving […]


Mobile, Wireless security

Medtronic Recalls Medical Devices Due to Security Risks That Can Lead to Injury, Death

October 7, 2021

Via: Security Week

The recall is related to a series of vulnerabilities discovered by a team of cybersecurity researchers in 2018. In June 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Medtronic informed the public of a recall of MiniMed 508 and […]


Mobile, Wireless security

APAC 5G revenue to reach $13.9 billion in 2025

September 27, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Though in early stages, 5G will be adopted considerably faster than 4G based on the current rate experienced in China and South Korea. However, even with faster adoption rates of 5G, 4G will remain the more prevalent cellular technology through […]


Mobile, Network security, Security, Wireless security

Using zero trust to mitigate 5G security challenges

September 1, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

The total number of 5G connections will reach 3.2 billion by 2026, rising from 310 million in 2021, a study from Juniper Research has found. 45% of operators consider it extremely important to invest in security to achieve long-term enterprise […]


Mobile, Wireless security

Attackers Can Remotely Disable Fortress Wi-Fi Home Security Alarms

August 31, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

New vulnerabilities have been discovered in Fortress S03 Wi-Fi Home Security System that could be potentially abused by a malicious party to gain unauthorized access with an aim to alter system behavior, including disarming the devices without the victim’s knowledge. […]


Mobile, Wireless security

Threat Modeling: The Key to Dealing With 5G Security Challenges

August 24, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

With 5G reshaping the smartphone market, 5G security needs to keep up. Almost one in three smartphones sold in the first quarter of 2021 can connect to a 5G network. That’s just one year after the world’s first commercial 5G […]


Mobile, Wireless security

NSA Shares Guidance for Government Employees on Securing Wireless Devices in Public

August 2, 2021

Via: Security Week

Given the wide adoption of telework due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both businesses and end users need to ensure increased protection of personal and corporate data, especially in public settings. The NSA points out that securing devices for the use […]


Mobile, Wireless security

Protect your smartphone from radio-based attacks

July 19, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

By now, most of us are aware that smartphones are powerful computers and should be treated as such. It’s not a coincidence that most of the security tips given to smartphone users – such as refraining from opening suspicious links […]