Trade group is urging consumers to set their routers and devices to use the latest and most secure encryption technologies.
AirPort Extreme Update 2007-003 released: Improves WPA, WPA2 connectivity
AirPort Extreme Base Station 802.11n (2nd gen.): Slower speeds with WPA2 encryption enabled
AirPort Extreme Base Station 802.11n (2nd gen.) [#3]: WEP/WPA password discrepancy; Problems with HP printers (wired and wireles
MacFixIt Answers is a feature in which we answer questions e-mailed from our readers. This week we have questions on extending wireless networks with AirPort Express devices, new Macs not booting to a retail upgrade DVD for Snow Leopard, QuickTime not able to play some media files, and changing from the less secure WEP wireless security scheme to WPA or WPA2.
A high-tech bike ride around Sydney shows off how little thought many companies and individuals give to wireless security.
That's after redeeming a $10 mail-in rebate, but still a smoking deal for anyone who needs a new -- or even backup -- router.
EE has pledged to update its home broadband routers after a security blogger found it could be hacked.
With many routers now transmitting Wi-Fi signals using the 802.11n standard (including all of Apple's current router offerings), some users may find that they are unable to take advantage of the increased speeds.
ChapCrack and CloudCracker reveal sensitive corporate communications -- including passwords -- protected by the popular PPTP encryption protocol, which is based on an algorithm from Microsoft, a researcher says at Defcon.