UK business clueless about wi-fi vulnerabilities
Most have suffered a wi-fi breach
A survey of 1,075 UK workers in full or part-time employment, carried out by technology services provider Probrand.co.uk has revealed that the majority (72 percent) of companies who suffered a data breach in the last year found that the network infiltration came from an unsecured wireless device, such as a printer, scanner, mobile phone or laptop connected to their Wi-Fi network.
Wi-Fi Protected Access has serious design flaws
Oh, you mean the protected was supposed to mean protected?
When the next-generation Wi-Fi Protected protocol released 15 months ago, it was heralded as a being resistant to most types of password-theft attacks. However, it turns out that claim is rubbish.
Qualcomm speeds up Wi-Fi
To 10 gigabits per second.
Qualcomm is launching a family of chips that can add incredibly high-speed Wi-Fi -- at speeds up to 10 gigabits per second -- to phones, laptops, routers.
Qualcomm grabs almost all SON mesh router market
Self Organzing Network concept works
A few weeks back, Qualcomm’s SVP & general manager of connectivity Rahul Patel said at an analyst briefing that the company has 99 percent of the market share of mesh – that is to say Self Organized Network (SON) routers.
Broadcom lowers its offer to $79
Qcom refused us at $82, let's offer less
The $82 per share offer from Broadcom is off the table, now the company is offering $79. This was initiated after Qualcomm reached an agreement to pay more for NXP.
Qualcomm met with Broadcom
The board will discuss the next step
Valentine’s Day was quite hot as both Qualcomm and Broadcom senior management discussed the Broadcom acquisition proposal.
Qualcomm routers with 802.11 ax in 2018
Confirmed by the Qualcomm’s SVP of connectivity
Qualcomm's Connectivity bloke Rahul Patel claims that the next big thing when it comes to Wireless will be 802.11 ax SVP and we can expect Qualcomm powered 802.11ax routers to appear in 2018.
Wi-Fi security protocol borked
Easy to hack
The security protocol used to protect the vast majority of wi-fi connections is borked and wireless internet traffic is a doddle to attack
UK WiFi customers agree to clean sewers
Always read the fine print
WiFi provider Purple slipped a few gags into its user agreement to prove to the world that no-one ever reads them.
Free wi-fi can be a menace
Don't view porn in public
Norton said that 59 percent of Americans think that when they use public wi-fi it's safe as houses but it most certainly isn't.