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TWiL 436: Cow Pie Wi-Fi

Senate hearing for Privacy Laws, could the Apple Watch's ability to auto-call 911 get Apple in trouble? Facial recognition in retail spaces, privacy safety for children with IoT devices, Walmart wants to use the blockchain for the supply chain, and … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Be Safer on Public Wifi

You and I both know its pronounced “Why-Fi,” and not “Whiff-ee”. We live in a time where public wifi is incredibly popular, but did you know the many risks associated with logging on to these public hotspots? You’re out of … Continue reading

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Comcast installed Wi-Fi gear without approval—and this city is not happy

Enlarge / A Comcast Service Vehicle in Indianapolis, Indiana, in March 2016. (credit: Getty Images | jetcityimage) Comcast recently installed Wi-Fi equipment in public rights of way without permits in the city of Corvallis, Oregon. But instead of settling the … Continue reading

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Don’t trust public Wifi is one of 5 ways to avoid fraud this tax season!

Darkreading.com reported very bad news about tax season fraud that “Sixty days into the 2017 tax season, that same preparer had 1.5 million user authentication attempts with more than 28,700 of them being either denied access or asked for more … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi Security Check-Up

Millions of older devices remain vulnerable to a major wireless flaw. A 13 year old vulnerability in the widely used Wireless Protected Access II (WPA2) security protocol has left millions of wireless clients vulnerable to snooping. The vulnerability, which was … Continue reading

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