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CERT Warns That Wi-Fi Routers Maybe Not Be So Protected
2011-12-29 08:55:28

The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) is warning that many Wi-Fi routers utilizing a popular protocol have a major security flaw. The Wi-Fi Protected Set-up (WPS) protocol is designed to simplify the set-up process for home networks by allowing users to type in a shortened PIN instead of a longer password when adding a new device to a secure network. Security researcher Stefan Viehbock, who uncovered the issue and reported it to CERT, said he found the potential security flaw...

2008-08-15 09:00:35

Summit Data Communications, a leading provider of Wi-Fi(R) radio modules and cards for mobile computers and other business-critical mobile devices, today announced that devices with its radios that run the Juniper Networks Odyssey(R) Access Client FIPS Edition (OAC FE) can be compliant with a federal government security standard known as FIPS 140-2. The partnership with Juniper Networks makes Summit radios the first to support FIPS 140-2 with IEEE 802.11i, the ratified standard for Wi-Fi...


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