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WPA Wi-Fi Encryption Has Been Compromised

WPA Wi-Fi Encryption Has Been Compromised

It now appears as though the widely adopted wireless connection protocol of WPA is no longer secure. Researchers have found a way to compromise the wireless security protocol of WPA in a matter of a few minutes. The protocol has been adopted by a number of organizations and companies, which could be forced to change their wireless implementations. The news comes from to us from PC World.

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A Simple Way to Browse Email More Securely

A Simple Way to Browse Email More Securely

If you like to be mobile with your computer, then you probably have used public Wi-Fi or perhaps even a pay-per-use Wi-Fi hotspot. If so, then you should be careful about how you read email while connected to one of these public access points. Most public Wi-Fi providers do not require you to make a secure connection to their wireless router. This leaves your transmissions easily readable by eavesdroppers. You can protect yourself with a very simple change to your web browsing behavior.

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Are You Making These Mistakes With Your Home Wi-Fi?

Are You Making These Mistakes With Your Home Wi-Fi?

Like many of you, I have grown accustom to having a wireless network in my home. What would I do if could no longer sit on the couch with a laptop and read my email, or surf the web on the back patio. But the luxury of wireless can come with a price. Information thieves are out there, and they are actively seeking our personal …

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