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Severe flaw in WPA2 protocol leaves Wi-Fi traffic open to eavesdropping | Ars Technica
This pre-announcement news article is interesting as an illustration of the way a vulnerability can be announced. If accurate, this is perhaps the most severe vulnerability announcement I can ever recall.
security  wifi  ArsTechnica  via:reddit 
october 2017 by mcherm
Yes, the FCC might ban your operating system |
FCC regulations on WiFi might effectively stop manufacturers from selling PCs and laptops where people can install their own OS. That would be bad.
law  opensource  wifi 
march 2016 by mcherm
Welcome to The Internet of Compromised Things
Routers can compromise your system. Here's how to avoid it.
security  internet  codinghorror  via:CodingHorror  wifi 
november 2015 by mcherm
Want to use my wifi?
Some thoughts on how to take over someone's computer if they use your wifi.
security  wifi  via:HackerNews 
november 2013 by mcherm
Dear Starbucks: The skinny on how you can be a security hero | Naked Security
He says everyone providing free wifi should use WPA2 with a password of "free". If everyone really DID do this, could I join in?
security  cryptography  wifi  via:slashdot 
november 2010 by mcherm
Free the Airwaves
A campaign (partially orchestrated by google) to try to pressure the government to open up the spectrum currently occupied by TV instead of selling it to a single company.
google  networking  wireless  wifi  politics 
august 2008 by mcherm
Schneier on Security: My Open Wireless Network
Bruce Schneier runs an open wireless network. Here's his explanation of why.
wifi  security  privacy  via:BruceSchneier 
january 2008 by mcherm

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