Having Confidence in Your Wireless Security

Cisco Retail

As each day passes, wireless security becomes even more critical to the day-to-day operations of organizations. With the introduction of Wi-Fi 6, many organizations are shifting from a primarily wired infrastructure to one that focuses on worker mobility through wireless connectivity.

How Are Wireless Security Cameras Powered

SecureBlitz

How are wireless security cameras powered? A wireless security camera gets power in three different ways that have been demonstrated below. The popularity of wireless security cameras has been increasing over the last couple of years. The wireless security cameras.

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CES 2022: Wireless power for all

We Live Security

We don’t need no stinkin’ wall power as CES shows off the power and promise of usable long-range wireless charging. The post CES 2022: Wireless power for all appeared first on WeLiveSecurity.

FragAttacks Foil 2 Decades of Wireless Security

Dark Reading

Wireless security protocols have improved, but product vendors continue to make implementation errors that allow a variety of attacks

Auth bypass flaw in Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Software allows device takeover

Security Affairs

Cisco fixed a critical flaw in Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to take control affected devices. The vulnerability resides in the authentication feature of Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) Software.

Rogers Wireless Services Down

Heimadal Security

The telecom giant Rogers declared that wireless calls, SMS, and data services have been restored for “a vast majority of our customers” after a mass outage that lasted several hours yesterday. The post Rogers Wireless Services Down appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog.

How to Secure Your Wireless Devices?

Heimadal Security

The information sheet published by the NSA can help with the noticing of any potential threats and vulnerable public connections, and also to minimize risks in order to better secure wireless devices and […]. The post How to Secure Your Wireless Devices?

NSA issues advice for securing wireless devices

Malwarebytes

For example, in this context it means that a cyber-criminal might broadcast an SSID (the name of a wireless network) that looks legitimate just to trick you into using their Wi-Fi hotspot. Bluetooth technology transmits data wirelessly over short distances.

Sierra Wireless halted production at its manufacturing sites due to ransomware attack

Security Affairs

This week, IoT company Sierra Wireless disclosed a ransomware attack that hit its internal IT systems on March 20 and disrupted its production. Sierra Wireless sells 2G, 3G and 4G mobile broadband wireless modems, routers and gateways as well as software, tools, and services.

NYC Wireless Network Outage Raises Questions About Effectiveness, Transparency

Adam Levin

A technical glitch took down a wireless network used by New York City’s municipal government, raising serious questions about security and reliability of operational technology used by the city. The New York City Wireless Network, or NYCWiN, was initially deployed in 2008 at a cost of $500 million. The post NYC Wireless Network Outage Raises Questions About Effectiveness, Transparency appeared first on Adam Levin. Data Security Government featured nycwin wireless

Everything You Need To Know About Wireless Access Points

SecureBlitz

Looking to set up your new wireless network? Check out some important info on wireless access points first. Businesses and homes these days rely heavily on the internet and wireless networks. Or are you adding new access points to an existing one?

Wireless Sensor Network for IoT Security

Security Boulevard

The post Wireless Sensor Network for IoT Security appeared first on Speranza. The post Wireless Sensor Network for IoT Security appeared first on Security Boulevard. We are very familiar with concepts such as “smart home”, “smart city”.

Vulnerability in Wireless Router Chipsets Prompts Advisory

Dark Reading

Synopsys issues an advisory for vulnerabilities affecting the chipsets of wireless routers from Qualcomm, Mediatek, and Realtek

Critical Auth Bypass Bug Reported in Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Software

The Hacker News

Cisco has released patches to contain a critical security vulnerability affecting the Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) that could be abused by an unauthenticated, remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Consumer Reports Reviews Wireless Home-Security Cameras

Schneier on Security

As part of that, it's reviewing wireless home-security cameras. Consumer Reports is starting to evaluate the security of IoT devices. It found significant security vulnerabilities in D-Link cameras: In contrast, D-Link doesn't store video from the DCS-2630L in the cloud. Instead, the camera has its own, onboard web server, which can deliver video to the user in different ways. Users can view the video using an app, mydlink Lite.

Sierra Wireless resumes production after ransomware attack

Bleeping Computer

Canadian IoT solutions provider Sierra Wireless announced that it resumed production at its manufacturing sites after it halted it due to a ransomware attack that hit its internal network and corporate website on March 20. [.].

IoT device maker Sierra Wireless hit by Ransomware attack

CyberSecurity Insiders

Canada-based Internet of Things (IoT) maker Sierra Wireless has been hit by ransomware attack bringing certain production operations of the company to a halt. Sierra Wireless claims the incident has disrupted internal systems along with the website as it is still under maintenance.

FCC Proposes to Fine Wireless Carriers $200M for Selling Customer Location Data

Krebs on Security

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today proposed fines of more than $200 million against the nation’s four largest wireless carriers for selling access to their customers’ location information without taking adequate precautions to prevent unauthorized access to that data.

IoT Company Sierra Wireless Hit with Ransomware

Heimadal Security

Canada-based IoT company Sierra Wireless revealed its internal IT systems were hit by a ransomware attack on March 20th, forcing it to suspend production at its manufacturing sites. The post IoT Company Sierra Wireless Hit with Ransomware appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog.

NSA shares guidance on how to secure your wireless devices

Bleeping Computer

The US National Security Agency (NSA) today published guidance on how to properly secure wireless devices against potential attacks targeting them when traveling or working remotely. [.].

Apple Pay vulnerable to wireless pickpockets

Malwarebytes

In the full paper , researchers from two UK universities—the University of Birmingham and the University of Surrey—show how this feature makes it possible to wirelessly pickpocket money. The post Apple Pay vulnerable to wireless pickpockets appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Cisco discovered several flaws in Sierra Wireless AirLink ES450 devices

Security Affairs

Experts at Cisco Talos group disclosed a dozen vulnerabilities uncovered in Sierra Wireless AirLink gateways and routers, including several serious flaws. Researchers at Cisco Talos group disclosed a dozen vulnerabilities affecting Sierra Wireless AirLink gateways and routers, including several serious flaws. At the time of writing, Sierra Wireless has yet to release a security advisory for these vulnerabilities.

Ransomware attack shuts down Sierra Wireless IoT maker

Bleeping Computer

Sierra Wireless, a world-leading IoT solutions provider, today disclosed a ransomware attack that forced it to halt production at all manufacturing sites. [.].

Gaining Root Access on Sierra Wireless AirLink Devices

Security Boulevard

It is also a more feasible option today than it once was because wireless technology has evolved to [.]. The post Gaining Root Access on Sierra Wireless AirLink Devices appeared first on TechSpective. Security Bloggers Network IOActive Sierra Wireless AirLink wi-fi security

Intel wireless driver updates fix Windows 10 blue screen issues

Bleeping Computer

Intel has addressed Wi-Fi and Wireless Bluetooth drivers issues causing Windows 10 blue screen of death (BSOD) errors and Bluetooth devices to lose connection or stop working. [.].

Sierra Wireless Restarts Production After Being Hit by a Ransomware Attack

Heimadal Security

As announced on March 23th and updated on March 26th, Canada-based IoT company Sierra Wireless became a victim of a ransomware attack on its internal IT systems and corporate website, and temporarily closed down production at its manufacturing sites.

Cisco Fixes Critical Flaw in Wireless VPN, Firewall Routers

Threatpost

IoT Vulnerabilities Web Security Cisco Cisco patch Cisco RV110W Wireless-N VPN Firewall Cisco RV130W Wireless-N Multifunction VPN Router Cisco RV215W Wireless-N VPN Router CVE-2019-1663 RouterCisco said that CVE-2019-1663, which has a CVSS score of 9.8, allows unauthenticated, remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

EU to Force IoT, Wireless Device Makers to Improve Security

eSecurity Planet

The European Union is poised to place more demands on manufacturers to design greater security into their wireless and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The goal of the amendment – called a “delegated act” – is to ensure that all wireless devices are safe before they are sold in the EU.

Sierra Wireless Patches Critical Vulns in Range of Wireless Routers

Threatpost

IoT Malware Mobile Security Vulnerabilities Web Security airlink critical vulnerabilities cve-2017-15043 cve-2018-10251 firmware upgrade patch Reaper Sierra Wireless wireless gatewaysThe flaws would leave the enterprise devices helpless to a range of remote threats, including the charms of the Reaper IoT botnet.

Beware! Connecting to This Wireless Network Can Break Your iPhone's Wi-Fi Feature

The Hacker News

A wireless network naming bug has been discovered in Apple's iOS operating system that effectively disables an iPhone's ability to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Sierra Wireless Website Still Down After Ransomware Attack

Dark Reading

The company believes the attack's impact is limited to its internal IT systems and corporate websites

Ransomware Attack Foils IoT Giant Sierra Wireless

Threatpost

The ransomware attack has impacted the IoT manufacturer's production lines across multiple sites, and other internal operations. Hacks IoT Malware

Tenable experts found 15 flaws in wireless presentation systems

Security Affairs

Experts at Tenable discovered 15 vulnerabilities in eight wireless presentation systems, including flaws that can be exploited to remotely hack devices. Wireless presentation systems are used to display content on a screen or through several devices, including mobile devices and laptops. Researchers at Tenable discovered 15 vulnerabilities in eight wireless presentation systems, some of them can be exploited for command injection and for gaining access to a device.

BSides Philly 2020 – Nick Delewski’s ‘Wireless WiFi: Think More About What Wireless Really Means’

Security Boulevard

The post BSides Philly 2020 – Nick Delewski’s ‘Wireless WiFi: Think More About What Wireless Really Means’ appeared first on Security Boulevard. Many thanks to BSides Philly for publishing their outstanding videos on the organization's YouTube channel. Enjoy!

Customers of Visible Wireless Carrier Had Their Accounts Compromised

Heimadal Security

After a few days of dealing with technical issues, the American all-digital wireless carrier Visible confirmed that some of its customers’ accounts have been compromised.

Critical Flaws Found in Eight Wireless Presentation Systems

Threatpost

Crestron, Barco wePresent, Extron ShareLink and more wireless presentation systems have an array of critical flaws. IoT Vulnerabilities Barco wePresent Crestron critical vulnerability Extron ShareLink wireless presentation system

Unpatched Fujitsu Wireless Keyboard Bug Allows Keystroke Injection

Threatpost

An unpatched high-severity vulnerability allows keystroke injections in Fujitsu wireless keyboards. Hacks Vulnerabilities cypress semiconductor flaw keyboard vulnerability keystroke injection replay attack ujitsu Wireless Keyboard Set LX901

DEF CON 29 Voting Village – Susan Greenhalgh’s ‘Wireless Odyssey’

Security Boulevard

The post DEF CON 29 Voting Village – Susan Greenhalgh’s ‘Wireless Odyssey’ appeared first on Security Boulevard. Our thanks to DEFCON for publishing their outstanding DEF CON 29 Voting Village videos on the Conferences’ YouTube channel. Permalink.

Verizon’s Visible Wireless Carrier Confirms Credential-Stuffing Attack

Threatpost

Visible says yes, user accounts were hijacked, but it denied a breach. As of today, users are still posting tales of forcibly changed passwords and getting stuck with bills for pricey new iPhones. Hacks Mobile Security Web Security

Critical Cisco Bugs Allow Code Execution on Wireless, SD-WAN

Threatpost

Unauthenticated cyberattackers can also wreak havoc on networking device configurations. Cloud Security Vulnerabilities

Fujitsu Wireless Keyboard Plagued By Unpatched Flaws

Threatpost

Two high-severity vulnerabilities in a Fujitsu wireless keyboard expose passwords and allow keystroke injection attacks. Hacks IoT Vulnerabilities Encryption fujitsu Keylogging keystroke injection LX390 Password radio frequency vulnerability wireless attack wireless keyboard

Multiple Sierra Wireless AirLink Routers Open to Remote Code Execution

Threatpost

Critical flaws in the software of Sierra Wireless' AirLink routers enable an array of malicious attacks. IoT Vulnerabilities airlink airlink gateway critical flaw gateway remote code execution Router Sierra Wireless

Security platform tracks rogue wireless devices via real-time map

Tech Republic Security

New security tool from Bastille Networks can help security teams enforce no cell-phone zones