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Public WiFi Hotspots; The Wild Wild West - Scott Helme

Public WiFi Hotspots; The Wild Wild West - Scott Helme | WiFi Security | Scoop.it
Public WiFi hotspots can usually be found in abundance wherever we go, but just how safe is it to use a WiFi hotspot and what are the risks involved?
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The WiFi Pineapple Mark V - Introduction and Setup - Scott Helme

The WiFi Pineapple Mark V - Introduction and Setup - Scott Helme | WiFi Security | Scoop.it
After the great success of the WiFi Pineapple Mark IV, the WiFi Pineapple Mark V has been highly anticipated. It's finally here!
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The latest hardware revision of the infamous WiFi Pineapple!

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WiFi (in)Security - How WPS makes it even easier to crack your WiFi security - Scott Helme

WiFi (in)Security - How WPS makes it even easier to crack your WiFi security - Scott Helme | WiFi Security | Scoop.it
WPS was created to allow the easy setup of a secure WiFi network but actually makes it incredibly easy to break into your wireless network!
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Why you shouldn't be using WPS on your WiFi network.

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WiFi (in)Security - Why WEP is no longer capable of protecting your WiFi - Scott Helme

WiFi (in)Security - Why WEP is no longer capable of protecting your WiFi - Scott Helme | WiFi Security | Scoop.it
Why WEP is no longer up to the task of protecting your WiFi network and a demonstration of just how easy it is to bypass.
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WiFi (in)Security - Is your network on the map and is it secure? - Scott Helme

WiFi (in)Security - Is your network on the map and is it secure? - Scott Helme | WiFi Security | Scoop.it
Concluding my series on WiFi (in)Security it's time to see if your WiFi network is on the map, and if there's anything you need to do to secure it.
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Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) - The guardians of your online privacy - Scott Helme

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) - The guardians of your online privacy - Scott Helme | WiFi Security | Scoop.it
VPNs have recently shot to fame in the post Snowden era. What exactly is a VPN and should you be using one to protect your identity online?
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Learn what a VPN is and why you should be using one. 

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The WiFi Pineapple - Using Karma and SSLstrip to MiTM secure connections - Scott Helme

Using Karma coupled with SSLstrip the WiFi Pineapple can easily give you access to traffic that would normally have been encrypted.
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How to Man in The Middle SSL with the Wifi Pineapple, Karma and SSLstrip!

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WiFi (in)Security - Even WPA can't compensate for a weak password - Scott Helme

WiFi (in)Security - Even WPA can't compensate for a weak password - Scott Helme | WiFi Security | Scoop.it
WPA replaced the broken WEP security protocol in 2004 but still doesn't force the user to use strong passwords.
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