Category: News & Features

Hotel Wifi Hacking is on the Rise

Hacking unsecured wireless networks at hotels is easier and safer than robbing guests’ rooms or cracking their safes. For cybercriminals in search of an easy target, the payoff is much bigger.

Study Finds Wireless Networks Are Wide Open to Hackers

If you think home wireless networks are safe from hackers, a new British study might change your mind. It found that half of home WiFi networks can be hacked in less than five seconds. Is U.S. wireless security any better?

Location Based Check-Ins and the Loss of Your Privacy and Security: The Social Media Privacy Report

Location Based Services are becoming more popular than ever. On smartphones, users are making the technology mainstream as they locate nearby services and check-in to businesses and establishments. But sharing this much information via social media can hinder your internet security and online privacy.

Are you a Wifi Moocher?

f you’re someone who thinks an unsecured WiFi connection is an open invitation to come on in, you’re not alone. A new poll found that nearly one in three WiFi users who responded have tried connecting to someone else’s WiFi without asking. Are WiFi moochers WiFi thieves? What do you think?

Airport Hotspot Hacking Takes Off

Free airport WiFi hotspots are a boon for busy travelers. But they’ve also become a haven for hackers waiting to attack from cyberspace.

Wifi and the Law: Whose Wifi Is It Anyway?

Do you think leaving your WiFi wide open is being a good neighbor? Maybe you think using an open WiFi network is okay, too? Well, you might want to rethink that.

Wifi Withdrawal Can Be Scary

If you’re a millennial, connecting to WiFi is more important than coffee, TV and who knows what else. What are you willing to do to get connected?

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Home Sweet Hack

Think your home wireless network is safe from intruders? Maybe or maybe not. For cybercrooks intent on stealing your valuables, an unsecured wireless connection can make WiFi hacking a lot easier than breaking and entering.

Online Privacy Diminishes with Facebook and Users Keep Coming Back For More: The Social Media Privacy Report

This week’s installment of the Social Media Privacy Report examines the discrepancy between growing online security concerns among experts and internet users’ apathetic attitude towards the threat to their internet safety and privacy. Meanwhile, Facebook remains at the pinnacle of the social media frenzy and despite web protection issues, it continues to thrive.