The client would first need to make a connection to the access point.
One can apply AES in many different ways. The way that the 802.11i standard has chosen to apply AES is with CCMP
The Temporal key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) was an interim solution developed to fix the key reuse problem of WEP.
A “fragmented” hard disk, in which large files are stored in discontiguous sectors, makes read and write heads work overtime and puts a drag on performance.
The IEEE, which is an acronym for Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, is the group that created all the 802 standards.
On November 4, 2003, Robert Moskowitz found out that WPA and 802.11i suffer from an offline dictionary attack.
The 802.1x protocol had experienced a number of vulnerabilities when the industry decided to adapt it to wireless.
We will take a look at denial-of-service (DoS) attacks against wireless.
WEP has undergone major scrutiny and subsequently failed all three tenets of its original design.
The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a U.S. military space system operated by the U.S. Air Force.
The GSM security model is based on a shared secret that is located
Ever since DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, which funded the research into and the construction of the early Internet)
Many people object vigorously to the content of pornographic, violent, and hate spam.
It’s sometimes very useful to share your computer’s existing Internet connection with another computer.
We tell our children that sharing is good, but when it comes to computers, running with sharing turned on can pose a security risk.
If you have been using e-mail for more than a few weeks, perhaps you have received an e-mail message like
One of the most confusing things about e-mail for many users these days is spoofed e-mail addresses.
Most home users use either a POP3 (Post Office Protocol) e-mail account or Webbased e-mail such as Hotmail or Yahoo.
When e-mail first began as a simple text-only command-line application to
exchange simple messages between computer engineers
Hand in hand with the preceding advice, you should also create a “dummy” Administrator account.
Having an intrusion detection system (IDS) on your computer or network is like having surveillance cameras or a motion sensor alarm in your home.
Obviously, having 70, 20, or even 5 different passwords at a given time can be difficult to keep track of.
Password-cracking utilities use three methods for attempting to break a password.
So what’s a person to do? You can’t even remember what you had for dinner last night or what time your son’s soccer practice is. How are you going to remember what your password is?
You may never have heard of the terms FAT32 and NTFS, or at least never cared enough to find out what they are, but they are file systems. When you format your hard drive, you can choose whether to format it using FAT32 or NTFS.
Use PayPal’s Seller Protection Policy to ensure that you don’t lose money to fraudulent payments.
You may have received an email in which you have received a warning that you can no longer use your eBay account, unless you verify it.
Websites can gather an astonishing amount of information about you.
In a word, no. Experts hardly expect the act to stop, or even slow the flow of spam, and evidence indicates that its not having much impact.
If your network hardware is more than a year or two old