Wardriving: A digital census of Wi-Fi networks?

Are you au fait with wardriving? ESET’S Lucas Paus explains the best ways to survey wireless networks while you’re on the move. Hint: avoid free Wi-Fi networks!

Polish airline LOT grounded by ‘first attack of its kind’

Hackers are being blamed for an attack which grounded 1,400 passengers set to fly on Polish airline LOT.

Hobbit-inspired sword can help you find unsecured WiFi hotspots

Like many others, I was enchanted by The Hobbit (and later Lord of the Rings) at a young age – long before Peter Jackson turned J R R Tolkien’s middle-earth fantasy books into a series of blockbuster movies.

¿Cómo convertir a un perro y a un gato en ciberarmas?

En DEF CON vimos cómo dos mascotas se convirtieron en ciberarmas que permitían captar señal Wi-Fi y crear puntos de acceso móviles o apagar Smart TVs.

Usuarios argentinos de Arnet afectados por “Internet parcialmente bloqueada”

Un ataque DNS Cache Poisoning a los servidores DNS de Arnet hizo que los usuarios con ciertos modelos de módems ADSL tuvieran su acceso a Internet bloqueado, luego de que se explotara una vulnerabilidad en los equipos.

Se desarrolló el primer código malicioso que se propaga vía Wi-Fi

Investigadores han demostrado por primera vez cómo un código malicioso puede propagarse por el aire a través de redes Wi-Fi en áreas muy concurridas buscando puntos de acceso desprotegidos. La amenaza “Chameleon”, que fue diseñada por un equipo de estudiantes de la universidad de Liverpool, demostró altos niveles de inteligencia y complejidad para evitar la

Vizinhos usam seu sinal de Internet? Veja 7 conselhos para proteger sua rede sem fio

Cada vez mais casas possuem acesso à Internet no Brasil, e cada vez mais provedores oferecem promoções que incluem roteadores WiFi. Porém, as redes sem fio podem ser acessadas por qualquer um que se encontre dentro do alcance do sinal, o que pode representar um problema de segurança caso não tomemos as medidas adequadas. Neste

Could hackers break into your Wi-Fi wireless router?

You just got a new wireless router for Christmas, but when you set it up it asks about wireless security. Do you want WEP, WPA, WPA2 or any of the other alphabet soup options they give? While it’s easiest to just pick the default setting, are you setting yourself up for trouble from aspiring hackers?

Android’s Anomaly?

There are reports coming out today about Google Android and how approximately 99.7% of its users are potentially open to compromise.  This news cycle started by the Ulm University publishing some information on the 13th of May showing some results.  I'm sure this story will develop and CTAC may follow-up to my blog with more details;

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