Author: Jared Howe

WAN

Wide Area Network. A network that provides capabilities for a number of independent devices to communicate with each other over...

Smartphone

An electronic handheld device that functions as a mobile telephone, but also provides additional information accessing features, such as email...

LAN

A local area network, which is a local computer network for communication between computers, especially computers and word processors and...

TCP/IP

TCP/IP is the communication protocol for the Internet, and defines the rule computers must follow to communicate with each other...

IDN Spoofing

IDN (Internationalized Domain Name) Spoofing, also known as IDN homograph attack, is a way in which a malicious party may...

Mass Meshing

Also known as mass SQL injection, this is a method whereby hackers poison websites by illegally imbedding a redirection javascript...

Wardriving

Wardriving is the act of searching for wifi wireless networks by a person in a moving vehicle, using a portable...

hacker

WiFi and Hotspot Hacks

Many of us assume that using a WiFi network at a hotel or airport is the same as logging into our network at home or at the office. But the risks of using WiFi networks at a hotel or airport are exponentially greater than those experienced at home or in an enterprise setting. Business travelers willing to connect to any network that offers free Internet access are especially vulnerable to such attacks. It is literally impossible to tell the safe networks from the bad ones. Wireless eavesdropping is possible everywhere.