While experts have warned about the perils of connecting to unsecured public Wi-Fi hotspots in the past, new research has revealed that organisations are suffering more from security issues than in the past.
The WiFi Alliance has announced that a new version of the WPA protocol, WPA3, will be released later this year.
Krack attackers need to be within range of the targeted Wi-Fi network, so widespread data loss is unlikely, but do add fixes when available as this vulnerability would allow anyone to read traffic from mobile and laptop to Wi-Fi devices.
ROCA proof of concept attacks threaten RSA encrypted devices as far back as 2012 - patches need updating now.
Every single implementation of Wi-Fi in existence is vulnerable to a new exploit unveiled by researchers.
Apple's release of iOS 11 patched an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in Wi-Fi chips that, if exploited, could have allowed attackers within range to execute arbitrary code on the firmware.
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Researchers from a collection of universities in China and the US have apparently created a method of discovering passwords by looking for the interference that body movement makes in WiFi signals.
As a growing number of cities provide free WiFi networks become, a security researcher demonstrated his successful hack of his city's WiFi network.
Researchers Piers O'Hanlon and Ravishankar Borgaojkar from Oxford University expose two new IMSI-based catchers which allow for tracking and interception of data from most major smartphones.
Nearly half (49 percent) of the UK public don't delete accounts on the web that they no longer use.
The Ring WiFi doorbell, an IoT device, allows users to view whoever is on their doorstep via the internet from a mobile device when they are not home.
The new wi-fi connected Hello Barbie, can be essentially turned into a bug due to weaknesses in the products' central server.
As more and more business is conducted remotely, users need to adopt solutions that will address security weaknesses inherent in Wi-Fi, says John Knopf.
Between BYOD and Microsoft's Wi-Fi Sense, soon there won't be such a thing as a private Wi-Fi network anymore.
Researchers at Trend Micro discovered a security flaw in Skoda automobiles that could allow an attacker to spy on vehicle data.
Failure to see eye-to-eye over a non-disclosure agreement kept Boeing subsidiary Insitu and Hacking Team from creating a drone/spyware chimera.
A warning from a US government watchdog that hackers could potentially destroy an airplane via the on-board Wi-Fi has been questioned and criticised by information security professionals and pilots alike.
Security researchers have discovered a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability in Wi-Fi Direct which affects various Android devices. But Google is in no rush to issue a patch.
When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), the presumption is that it just works, but the physical connection and the security behind it cannot be overlooked, says Phillip Keeley.
A sophisticated cyber-espionage campaign uses Wi-Fi and a backdoor to trick travelling C-level execs into downloading "Darkhotel" spying software.
Hundreds trapped and exposed by fake 'poisoned' WiFi hotspot.
Systems admins are being warned of a decades-old bug that means hundreds of millions of systems - ranging from Unix/Linux web servers to possibly Apple devices and WiFi routers - can be easily hijacked.
A Swiss researcher is advocating turning off WPS to secure routers after finding a flaw that eliminates the randomness of codes generated by some routers when WPS is switched on...
IOActive security researcher Ruben Santamarta claims to have figured out how to hack the satellite communication equipment on airplanes, by infiltrating on-board Wi-Fi and entertainment systems.
Smart light bulb hacked to reveal WiFi password, research project highlights need for development of Internet of Things security.