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
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.
An alliance says that Wi-Fi Protected Access 2, or WPA2, is a big improvement on earlier wireless security standards.