A large percentage of ordinary users seem to lack an appreciation for the risks associated with operating and using an unsecured Wi-Fi network
. (78) Even if operators and users of unsecured wireless networks understand that unauthorized users might be able to gain access to their wireless network, they are typically unaware that data transmitted over such unsecured Wi-Fi networks
can still be intercepted unless the data is somehow encrypted.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a way to measure how badly different types of attacks would disrupt a Wi-Fi network
. They hope their findings suggest where designers of network security should focus their efforts, said Wenye Wang, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina State.
Omega's new wSeries wireless transmitters for analog voltage and current, temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure, communicate on a standard 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi network
, which is an ideal solution for facilities with an existing Wi-Fi network
, as well as a new installation.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a way to measure how badly a Wi-Fi network
would be disrupted by different types of attacks - a valuable tool for developing new security technologies.
Over the past year, Towerstream has deployed a pilot Wi-Fi network
in Midtown Manhattan to explore using Wi-Fi as a supplement to mobile data offloading in areas with a high level of mobile broadband usage.
Connectify users can share any Internet connection: a cable modem, a cellular card, or even another Wi-Fi network
with any device that supports Wi-Fi.
Volkswagen AG (VW) (Xetra: VW), a Germany-based automaker, is equipping its Routan with Wi-Fi network
from July 2009.
Antigua & Barbuda is now live with a Wi-Fi network
service provided by Antigua Computer Technology (ACT), using Tropos Networks' MetroMesh Wi-Fi network
solution, reports Caribbean Net News (Dec.
Trump added, "In our effort to continually provide an unmatched level of service to our residents we are able to offer free access to the largest Wi-Fi network
footprint in the city.
Boingo Wireless, the world's leading Wi-Fi network
aggregator, has announced further expansion of its hot spot network in Indonesia and Thailand, including four key airports in the two countries.
For example, before the city of Chaska, MN built its own Wi-Fi network
, the local phone company, Sprint, provided DSL service for USD 40-45 per month, and the local cable company, Time Warner, offered cable modem service at USD 45-50 (Reardon, 2005).
If you connect to a home wi-fi network
, this is particularly crucial, as most wi-fi kit comes with the least secure mode set as a default.