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The Woes of WiFi, Part 2: Digital Defense

WiFi has became pervasive. Not just laptops, but an arsenal of palmed-sized devices including smartphones, PDAs and mobile media players, now connect to the Internet using Wireless Fidelity technology. However, many users are clueless about security and connect to password-protected accounts and fin...

The Woes of WiFi, Part 1: Insecure by Default

WiFi is not just for laptops anymore. All sorts of devices now connect to the Internet via Wireless Fidelity technology. Smartphones -- think Apple's iPhone, among others -- mobile media players and even gaming machines often come with WiFi features to enhance usability. At the same time, more and m...

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Evil Twins a Menace to Wireless Security

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) connections to the Internet provide business and personal users with near limitless computing convenience. However, unprotected wireless connections can be more damaging to corporate network security and user privacy than always-on cable connections without firewalls. Securi...

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