Kaspersky Lab experts who drove around Sao Paolo to assess the security of available Wi-Fi networks found that at least 26 percent have no encryption.
Connecting to a host of different networks across the country could result in potential security vulnerabilities, but closing security loopholes too often results in slow or blocked connections.
Leading news concerning Microsoft's sharing program, CISPA passed by the U.S. House, the Global Payments data breach debacle, and more.
Twitter has joined a short-list of major web brands that have turned on the secure browsing capability, HTTPS, by default.
Securing wireless connectivity for roaming employees is not as simple as instituting corporate policy. It also requires the education of both administrators and end-users -- and some technology help.
Some HTC mobile devices, running on the Android operating system, contain a software bug that could allow attackers to steal a user's Wi-Fi credentials and SSID.
WPS, "Whoops!!!," the Grim Reaver, and what you can expect from anti-virus.
As small businesses increase their dependence on the internet, one federal agency is helping to pave the way for them to conduct secure operations.
The PCI Security Standards Council, charged with managing payment security guidelines, on Friday issued updated guidance around protecting wireless technology in cardholder environments. The update offers expanded advice on securing Bluetooth, and provides methods for testing and detecting rogue wireless access points, which are unauthorized Wi-Fi entryways typically set up by attackers to sniff network traffic. The council first released procedures to secure wireless in 2009.
Jason Cornish, 37, of Smyrna, Ga., faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for breaking into the computer network of the U.S.-based subsidiary of a Japanese pharmaceutical company
Mobile devices, while unique, pose security challenges not unlike traditional PCs, and organizations can apply some basic tips to stay ahead of the threats.
Google on Wednesday began distributing a patch to address a security flaw in all but the latest versions of its Android mobile operating system.
Google and the FTC have settled over the internet giant's admitted privacy missteps in its Buzz social networking service.
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