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Project WarBike Finds One In Four Hotspots Lack Good Security

June 24, 2014

More than ten years after war driving became a household term, Sophos has reinvented the term ... and unfortunately would that random, wireless networks are still vulnerable today.

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Geo-Location Inside Buildings Using FM Signals

June 24, 2014

Researchers have found a way to create more accurate geo-location services inside buildings.

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Almost All Android Phones Leak Account Details

June 24, 2014

Android researchers have found a way to capture Google's ClientLogin authentication protocol on open WiFi networks and then use it to impersonate others on all of Google's services, not just Calendar and Contacts.

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Wi-Fi Users Beware: Firesheep on the Loose in Your Gmail, Facebook, and Other Online Accounts

June 24, 2014

Firesheep, the latest threat to Wi-Fi users, is free, open source, and easy for even the intermediate user to figure out. In fact, over the past three months, more than 1 million individuals have downloaded Firesheep and have the ability to see what other Wi-Fi users on an unsecured network are doing.

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Electric Cars and their Freedom to Roam

June 24, 2014

With more generations of electric cars coming, will they be subject to the same “roaming” that is found between cell phone providers? In a joint venture between Europe networking service providers, the development of e-roaming for the electric vehicle industry is forthcoming. This past week, Nokia Siemens Networks announced the development of a new authentication service, which will enable electric vehicle drivers to “roam,” at the Mobile World Congress.

E-Clearing.net is the brand-new service that will use your information (e.g., your charging contract ID or PIN number) to authorize charging among various electric car networks, simplifying customer billing much like how it is done with wireless phone service now.

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