The most popular home wireless routers are easily hacked and there's little you can do to stop it, says a new study by research firm Independent Security Evaluators.
Looking for a high-grade door lock? How about a satellite phone? Or maybe you've been craving a Wi-Fi Pineapple? Whatever gadget you desire, chances are you can buy it in the vendor room at Defcon.
For a hacker, the thousands of smartphone junkies tweeting and checking in on Foursquare at South by Southwest are like a flock of lambs.
If you come into range of the WiFi Pineapple Mark IV, every Web page on the Internet may be replaced by the Nyan Cat kitten, or, in the hands of someone malicious, something far worse. Here's how to protect yourself.
This week, we dive deep into home networking. How to set up a NAS? Can I tell how much bandwidth my kids are using? And how come my laptop won't print on my networked printer? Darren Kitchen answers these vexing issues, and more.
Special guest Darren Kitchen from Hak5 joins us to talk through secure WiFi networking, VPNs, SSL, and protecting yourself from the dreaded Firesheep
Special guest Darren Kitchen from Hak5 joins us to talk through secure Wi-Fi networking, VPNs, SSL, and protecting yourself from the dreaded Firesheep.
CNET to the Rescue listeners this week wonder what laptops to buy and how to make their networks, you know, work. Also, Rafe loves Chrome even more now that it's got Instant Search baked in.
So your daughter is at college borrowing a Wi-Fi signal from the boys downstairs. What could go wrong? We explain, and solve. Also: Replace the expiring XMarks and watching a Parrot AR.Drone fall from the sky.
Guest rescuers Seth Rosenblatt and Darren Kitchen help solve tech issues from people with busted iTunes installations, bad cable modems, and recalcitrant audio players. Plus: The best GPS for motorcyclists.