Improving security for mobile devices: CISA issues guides

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 16:20:57 +0000

CISA has released actionable guides with advice on how to improve security for mobile devices, both for consumers and organizations.

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How one word can disable an iPhone’s WiFi functionality

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 15:41:03 +0000

A researcher has found a way to disable the WiFi functionality on iPhones by getting them to join a WiFi hotspot with a weird name. This shouldn’t be happening.

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Is your router exposed to cyber threats? Here’s how to safeguard it

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 11:51:33 +0000

Given that a large number of people use a router to connect to the web, chances are that maybe you using a router at home to access the Internet. While you must be aware of a host of cybersecurity threats that you are exposed to while you browse the Internet,…

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Smart cities, difficult choices: privacy and security on the grid

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 17:17:08 +0000

We take a look at Google’s Sidewalk Labs woes with a planned smart city build in Toronto, and explore some of the general concerns about making our living spaces 24/7 Internet wonderlands.

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Ist die Nutzung von öffentlichem WIFI eine gute Idee? Kommt drauf an….

Credit to Author: Jörg Schindler| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 12:25:58 +0000

Lange galt die Warnung, keine öffentlichen WiFi-Netzwerke zu nutzen; das Risiko gehackt zu werden war zu groß. Parallel dazu wurde WiFi immer flächendeckender und beliebter, in Regierungsgebäuden, Coffee-Shops, öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln. Nahezu überall findet man Hot-Spots auf Kosten des Hauses. Gefahrlos nutzbar? „Die Mehrheit sensibler Daten wird nun via verschlüsselte Kanäle versendet“, räumt Chester Wisniewski von [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/aOv-3FEzcO4″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Assessing the security of a portable router: a look inside its hardware

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

In this post, we acquire the necessary equipment to analyze the security of an inexpensive portable router, which we access through its diagnostic interface, and poke around inside.

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A week in security (January 15 – January 21)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17:53:06 +0000

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from January 15 to January 21, featuring the culprit behind the false Hawaii missile alarm, New Year’s cybersecurity resolutions, Mega Millions scams, and more.

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