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Wi-Fi Gets Simplified Version Numbers and Next Version is Wi-Fi 6

Wi-Fi Gets Simplified Version Numbers and Next Version is Wi-Fi 6
October 03, 2018Mohit Kumar
Do you know what is the latest version of Wi-Fi? It's okay if you don't know. It is — Wi-Fi is 802.11ac. I am sure many of us ...

Hey, Poker Face — This Wi-Fi Router Can Read Your Emotions

Hey, Poker Face — This Wi-Fi Router Can Read Your Emotions
September 21, 2016Mohit Kumar
Are you good at hiding your feelings? No issues, your Wi-Fi router may soon be able to tell how you feel, even if you have a good pok...

Microsoft removes its controversial Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense Password Sharing Feature

Microsoft removes its controversial Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense Password Sharing Feature
May 14, 2016Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has finally decided to remove one of its controversial features  Wi-Fi Sense network sharing feature from Windows 10 that share...

Hacker Hijacks a Police Drone from 2 Km Away with $40 Kit

Hacker Hijacks a Police Drone from 2 Km Away with $40 Kit
April 01, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A researcher has demonstrated how easy it is to steal high-end drones, commonly deployed by government agencies and police forces, from ...

Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense Explained: Actual Security Threat You Need to Know

Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense Explained: Actual Security Threat You Need to Know
July 31, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Just one day after Microsoft released its new operating system, over 14 Million Windows users  upgraded their PCs to Windows 10 . Of...

iOS 8 Vulnerability Lets Hackers Crash Any iPhone and iPad Within Wi-Fi Range

iOS 8 Vulnerability Lets Hackers Crash Any iPhone and iPad Within Wi-Fi Range
April 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have uncovered a zero-day vulnerability in iOS 8 that could repeatedly crash users' Apple iPhones, iPads and i...

WiFiPhisher — Automated Phishing Attacks Against Wi-Fi Networks

WiFiPhisher — Automated Phishing Attacks Against Wi-Fi Networks
January 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A Greek security researcher, named George Chatzisofroniou , has developed a WiFi social engineering tool that is designed to steal crede...

DoubleDirect MitM Attack Targets Android, iOS and OS X Users

DoubleDirect MitM Attack Targets Android, iOS and OS X Users
November 22, 2014Wang Wei
Security researchers have discovered a new type of "Man-in-the-Middle" (MitM) attack in the wild targeting smartphone and tab...

Darkhotel APT Malware Targets Global CEOs Using Hotel Internet

Darkhotel APT Malware Targets Global CEOs Using Hotel Internet
November 11, 2014Mohit Kumar
A seven-year-old cyber espionage campaign has targeted senior level executives from large global companies by using a specialized Advan...

Airplanes Can Be Hacked Through Wireless In-flight Entertainment System

Airplanes Can Be Hacked Through Wireless In-flight Entertainment System
August 05, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Almost a year ago, at the ' Hack In The Box ' security summit in Amsterdam, a security researcher at N.Runs and a commercial airline pil...

Researcher to Demonstrate Poor SSL Implementations Using Pineapple WiFi

Researcher to Demonstrate Poor SSL Implementations Using Pineapple WiFi
July 28, 2014Wang Wei
A leading provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, Tripwire , has announced that Craig Young , a security resear...

Smart LED Lightbulbs Can be Hacked too; Vulnerability exposes Wi-Fi Passwords

Smart LED Lightbulbs Can be Hacked too; Vulnerability exposes Wi-Fi Passwords
July 08, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Until now, we have seen how different smart home appliances such as refrigerators, TVs and routers could expose our private data, but now yo...

WordPress Cookie Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Your Account

WordPress Cookie Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Your Account
May 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
Do you own a blog on WordPress.com website? If Yes, then you should take some extra cautious while signing into your Wordpress account ...
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