Open Garden plants app for open network
Researchers find way to boost WiFi performance 400-700 percent
As many WiFi users know, WiFi performance is often poor in areas where there are a lot of users, such as airports or coffee shops. But researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new software program, ...
Broadcom will ship 802.11ac products in 2012
Japan collab transmits record data speeds on terahertz waves
Scientists demonstrate first contagious airborne WiFi virus
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown for the first time that WiFi networks can be infected with a virus that can move through densely populated areas as efficiently as the common cold spreads ...
WPA2 wireless security cracked
There are various ways to protect a wireless network. Some are generally considered to be more secure than others. Some, such as WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), were broken several years ago and are not recommended ...
US-CERT says Wi-Fi hole open to brute force attack
OnStar opens gate for third-party developers
UK telecoms regulator studies possibility of 5G
GSM phones -- call them unsafe, says security expert
Simple security for wireless: no password required
In early August, at the Def Con conference a major annual gathering of computer hackers someone apparently hacked into many of the attendees cell phones, in what may have been the first successful breach ...
Sharing data links in networks of cars
Wi-Fi is coming to our cars. Ford Motor Co. has been equipping cars with Wi-Fi transmitters since 2010; according to an Agence France-Presse story last year, the company expects that by 2015, 80 percent of ...
Verizon to pay $7.4 mn for US privacy violations
US telecom giant Verizon has agreed to pay a $7.4 million fine to settle a probe into its privacy practices, including accessing customer data for marketing purposes, officials said Wednesday.