Guantanamo Wi-Fi shuttered after Anonymous hacking threat

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A posting from CNet News in there Security and Privacy section: After…

Nordstrom tracking customer movement via smartphones’ WiFi sniffing

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A posting from Naked Security: You've spent quite some time…

Free Wireless Access Can Be a Security Problem

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Connecting to a random WiFi hotspot is much like strolling into a bar in a strange part of town. Most likely you'll have a good time, but it could ruin your day. It's wise to assume that all hotspots harbor predators, and take appropriate precautions.

FCC and FTC holds Location-Based Services Forum

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is holding a public forum on privacy concerns about cell phones and their ability to track the location of users. The forum is being held between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT at the FCC Headquarters, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington DC 20554. Audio/video coverage of the meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC’s web page at www.fcc.gov/live. The FCC’s webcast is free to the public. Those who watch the live video stream of the event may email event-related questions to livequestions@fcc.gov. Depending on the volume of questions and time constraints, the panel moderators will work to respond to as many questions as possible during the workshop.

CWSP – Certified Wireless Security Professional

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The CWSP exam is an advanced level wireless LAN certification developed by Planet3 Wireless. This exam is a part of the Certified Wireless Network Program (CWNP). The exam tests your ability on how well you are able to protect your company’s valuable data from hackers. For anyone desiring a career in IT or Security this is a certification you cannot afford to be without.