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US-CERT says Wi-Fi hole open to brute force attack

( -- The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has issued a warning about a security hole in the Wi-Fi Protected Set-up protocol for Wi-Fi routers. Security researcher Stefan Viehbock discovered the vulnerability, ...

dateDec 29, 2011 in Telecom report
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Broadcom will ship 802.11ac products in 2012

( -- Broadcom is highlighting a second coming of Wi-Fi in the name of the new IEEE standard 802.11ac, with this week’s announcement that its products based on the nascent standard will be ready for shipping ...

dateDec 10, 2011 in Telecom report
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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 ...

dateAug 22, 2011 in Telecom
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