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Although hackers can, and have, set up fake Wi-Fi connections in a number of venues, usually they will target consumers at airports or hotels.
Amazon is expanding its home-security business by buying Ring, which makes Wi-Fi-connected cameras and doorbells.
A top federal government cybersecurity watchdog issued an advisory on Monday, warning users to update their devices to protect against a newly discovered vulnerability that affects nearly every modern, protected Wi-Fi network.
Apple has released a software update to iOS and macOS that you should download right away.
With every major U.S. wireless carrier now offering unlimited data plans, consumers don’t need to log on to a Wi-Fi network to avoid costly overage charges anymore. That’s a critical change that threatens to render Wi-Fi obsolete. And with new competitive technologies crowding in, the future looks even dimmer.
When it comes to travel, internet access has never been more ubiquitous – or more underwhelming.
CHICAGO – McDonald’s and Starbucks are implementing filtering technology that blocks customers using Wi-Fi from accessing pornography sites.
Baby boomers are, in general, technologically savvy, Skyping grandkids, texting friends, shopping online and banking from laptops and smartphones. Yet these seniors, like the majority of Washington adults, often forsake security for the ease of logging on anytime or anyplace, especially through free Wi-Fi networks, said Doug Shadel, the state director of AARP Washington, during a cyber-safety presentation to about 200 seniors in the Spokane Valley last week.
This week at Bowdish Middle School, students are trying out a new wireless Internet connection. The school is one of four in the Central Valley School District trying out the new technology.
BOISE – Idaho school districts that opted to not join a controversial statewide contract for high school Wi-Fi services should qualify for state funding for their own wireless networks, state lawmakers decided Friday. On a 15-5 vote, the Legislature’s joint budget committee agreed to start reimbursing districts that set up their own networks – like Coeur d’Alene – and also to offer that option to those who want to withdraw from the statewide system. Those districts, if they met certain standards, would get $21 per student, the same rate the state pays Education Networks of America.
BOISE – Idaho officials concede the five-year, $2.1 million annual contract the state Department of Education signed Wednesday with a Tennessee company to install Wi-Fi service in public high schools may cost more per-school than deals districts negotiate on their own, but insist that simple numbers don’t tell the whole story. For instance, the Coeur d’Alene School District was planning to spend $18,000 annually from local tax collections to hire a company to host three high schools’ wireless service, or about $5,666 per school, a spokeswoman said Thursday.