Tips for secure connection to a public Wi-Fi network

Most vacationers are usually looking for a free Wi-Fi hotspot to connect in order to avoid data charges from mobile operators. This practice is well-known and widely used, but do we know the proper use of free Wi-Fi hotspots? Here is a list of useful tips from devolo. The first big step towards a secure Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Huawei announced AirEngine as a new brand of Wi-Fi products

During the Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2019, Huawei and the Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) hosted a debate where Huawei announced the new Wi-Fi “AirEngine”, which will be integrated into the full range of enterprise-class “Wi-Fi 6” products. Three advantages make “AirEngine” separate, according to Huawei: high performance, optimal user experience and activation of business models. “AirEngine” Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Wi-Fi Alliance abandons the “802.11” and simplifies the naming system

“Wi-Fi Alliance”, the organization that certifies the “Wi-Fi” products, introduces a new, simpler naming of the various models, abandoning the classic “802.11”. With the new system, the new “Wi-Fi 5 standard” will include devices that support today’s “802.11ac” technology, while the new “Wi-Fi standard 4” will cover devices that support “802.11n” technology. The earlier technology standards “802.11g”, “802.11a” and “802.11b” will not be renamed as no longer widely used. The organization Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Wi-fi for the detection of weapons and bombs

More commonly used Wi-Fi technology could be used to locate weapons and explosives found in public places, according to a research led by Rutgers University in New Jersey, USA. As the BBC says, researchers claim that wireless signals can penetrate bags to be used for dimensional measurements of metallic objects or the volume of liquids. Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

What to look out for before we connect to public Wi-Fi

Using public Wi-Fi can be dangerous, security experts warn, as cybercriminals increasingly use free hotspots to steal personal information from users connected to them. Although the use of 3G or 4G data is considered the most suitable means of connection, there are times when the mobile phone signal does not allow it, so a public Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Keep your private life private to public Wi-Fi hotspots

Using tools available for free on the Internet, anyone can see the online activity of people connected to public Wi-Fi hotspots. Including their private correspondence, file transfers, financial data, and more. And the tough reality is that one in four Wi-Fi hotspots are not safe. There are three possible solutions: 1. Accept that others will Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …