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.

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.

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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

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 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.

Who Owns Your Wireless Service? Crooks Do.

Krebs on Security

Corrupt wireless company employees taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to unlock and hijack mobile phone service. Wireless providers selling real-time customer location data, despite repeated promises to the contrary. And you’d be forgiven if you assumed the major wireless carriers or federal regulators had their hands firmly on the wheel. Unfortunately, Sohn said, the FCC has allowed the wireless carriers to adopt this approach voluntarily.

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?

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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”.

12 Best Practices For Wireless Network Security

Security Boulevard

While there are many different steps that can be taken to secure a wireless network, these 12 best practices are essential for ensuring that your data and devices are safe from malicious actors. The post 12 Best Practices For Wireless Network Security appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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 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.

12 Best Practices For Wireless Network Security

GlobalSign

While there are many different steps that can be taken to secure a wireless network, these 12 best practices are essential for ensuring that your data and devices are safe from malicious actors

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?

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.

Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph and the First Vulnerability

Security Boulevard

The post Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph and the First Vulnerability appeared first on Flashpoint. The post Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph and the First Vulnerability appeared first on Security Boulevard. What is the first vulnerability?

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

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. [.].

Insider Threats at AT&T Wireless Activated by Cybercriminals

SecureWorld News

AT&T Wireless can certainly answer that question for you: yes. This is the story of "activated" insider threats at AT&T Wireless, revealed in court documents just reviewed by SecureWorld. How much money did insider threats make at AT&T Wireless?

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.

12 Best Practices for Wireless Network Security

GlobalSign

While there are many different steps that can be taken to secure a wireless network, these 12 best practices are essential for ensuring that your data and devices are safe from malicious actors

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.

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

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.

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.

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. [.].

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.

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

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.

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

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

12 Best Practices For Wireless Network Security 2

GlobalSign

While there are many different steps that can be taken to secure a wireless network, these 12 best practices are essential for ensuring that your data and devices are safe from malicious actors

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.