Monday, June 23, 2014

Cyber-security: Wi-Fi users vulnerable to hacking

Cyber-security expert’s experiment shows Wi-Fi users in Las Vegas vulnerable to hacking - Las Vegas Sun News: "....As in his previous experiments, the results from Lyne’s warbiking in Las Vegas showed people and Wi-Fi networks here aren’t taking security precautions they need.... To avoid being hacked, he recommends people sign up for a virtual private network encryption that protects their computer on any Wi-Fi network. Meanwhile, small businesses and local Wi-Fi routers can be installed to have WPA2 encryption to protect it from hackers. Still, Lyne said the gulf between cyber security standards and the growth of wireless networks is expanding at a rapid rate. It’s a global problem, and he said he planned to present the information to the United Nations to try to change cyber security standards." (read more at link above)

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