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What Is Wardriving?

Robert Siciliano | Posted 09.04.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

Wireless networks have certainly brought a lot of convenience to our lives, allowing us to work and surf from almost anywhere. But unfortunately, wireless connectivity has also brought convenience to hackers, giving them the opportunity to capture all data we type into our connected computers and devices through the air.

WiFi Security Truths and Falsehoods

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.14.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

Security truths evolve -- meaning, they change, and you must keep up with this, particularly with wireless security. Advice for wireless security can quickly become outdated. There are actually three big wireless security myths swirling around.

4 Ways to Share Paid Hotspots

Robert Siciliano | Posted 03.11.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

There are a number of scenarios you might be in where friends, family and colleagues need to jump on a (read: your) wireless connection, but they'd ra...

School WiFi Often Open and Insecure

Robert Siciliano | Posted 02.13.2014 | Education
Robert Siciliano

Many elementary, middle and high schools are offering WiFi, and of course colleges and universities provide it as well. Some provide the networks ...

Local Hotspots in Barcelona

Party Earth | Posted 05.06.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Being one of the most visited cities in the world, it can be a bit of a challenge to escape the throngs of tourists and find some authentic local culture in Barcelona. But the raging nightlife here isn't just for the year-round influx of travelers.

Since When Did My Free Wi-Fi Become a 'Hotspot?'

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gil Laroya

At this point in the technology of wireless devices, we are all familiar with wi-fi; the service that shares an internet connection wirelessly amongst...

Line2 App Sidesteps AT&T For Better Service

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See update and video below* UPDATE 12:51PM ET 3/26/2010: CSMonitor reports that the Line2 app was pulled from the app store by its creator after i...