Federal Communications Commission fines Marriott $600,000 after deciding it illegally interfered with conventiongoers' hot spots in Nashville. Marriott says it did nothing wrong.
Researchers at England's University of Liverpool have created Chameleon, a virus that can proliferate via Wi-Fi as efficiently as the common cold infects humans.
Group is working on ways to make it easier and quicker for people to connect to public Wi-Fi hot spots, promising a certified solution by the first half of next year.
Freewheel service will cost $29.95 per month and work only with Motorola's Moto G smartphone, which Cablevision will sell for $99.95.
As an alternative to cellular, the new service will let people tap into wireless hotspots across the United States
In light of customer protests, Marriott stops blocking personal hot spots, but continues to seek guidance from FCC on how to maintain Internet security at hotels.
Linksys announces its next router in the Smart Wi-Fi EA series, the true dual-band EA6900, which offers a top combined speed of up to 1,900Mbps.
As part of the $200 million project, the first new hubs are expected to come online in late 2015.
The US-CERT is warning of a security threat in a protocol that's supposed to make it easier to set up a protected Wi-Fi network.
An Internet security experiment reveals just how careless people can be about their use of public Wi-Fi hotspots.