Wi-Fi Alliance Eliminating 802.11 Alphabet Soup – “Wi-Fi 6” Coming Next Year

The term “Wi-Fi” is the friendly name for the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) 802.11 communication standards for short range wireless networking. It is only by complying with these agreed upon standard that interoperable communications is possible – allowing mixing and matching of wireless gear from various manufacturers without concerns about compatibility. The 802.11 […]

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Breaking News: Major Wi-Fi Security Vulnerability Revealed, Mobile Routers & Devices Impacted

This morning an embargo was lifted on a newly discovered major security vulnerability that impacts essentially EVERY Wi-Fi device currently in existence. In particular – recent Android and Linux devices are particularly vulnerable to having secure connections eavesdropped upon, though with more effort the same attack can be used against Windows, iOS, and MacOS. Even […]

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Windows Security Warning: Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 are Orphans Today

Today (January 12th, 2016) Microsoft is releasing the final security patches for Internet Explorer versions 8, 9, and 10 – as well as a final update for the original version of Windows 8.0. If you are still using these browsers (or Windows 8.0) – do yourself a favor and UPGRADE today. Microsoft announced that this day was coming […]

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Another Security Wake-Up Call – Avoid “Insecurity” Questions!

Internet security is making big news again this week – with dozens of celebrities having their online accounts hacked, and a multitude of very private photos being leaked online as a result by scummy picture traders. So far it seems as if this is not the result of a wholesale core failure in any particular online […]

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