In its ongoing quest to conquer—err, make the world a better place, Facebook is building an air force. The company on Thursday released a video of Aquila, an ultralight solar-powered drone designed to beam Wi-Fi to poor and rural regions via lasers. Show More Summary
Windows 10 has a potentially useful tool for sharing your home Wi-Fi with friends. However, it’s well worth taking a closer look and thinking about whether you want to use it. The feature, known as Wi-Fi Sense, has been brought over from Windows Phone. Show More Summary
If you’re taking up Microsoft on its offer of a free upgrade to Windows 10, you should know that the new operating system has a feature, called Wi-Fi Sense, that automatically shares your Wi-Fi passwords with others.
In-flight wi-fi is great to stay productive or entertained on long flights. If the airline you’re flying on uses Gogo to provide that wi-fi, save yourself a couple bucks on your next in-flight wi-fi pass by buying directly from Gogo’s site instead of when you’re in the air. Read more...
Tech news this week includes a report on the TV Everywhere service, Android OS goes to work, brain-to-machine sector growth, and Wi-Fi Sense woes.
Notable security news items for the week ending July 31, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
The new Windows 10 feature that enables users to bypass wi-fi passwords has ignited a huge debate over whether it’s a good idea. In a nutshell, it allows users to log on to a wi-fi network without the password if that person is in their contacts. In fact, most of Windows 10 is designed around Does Windows 10 Mean The End Of Passwords? is an article from: The Inquisitr News
Yesterday, tech sites went full Chicken Little over a Windows 10 feature that allows you to share your wireless connection without having to give away your Wi-Fi password. If only those alarmists had actually used the feature first....
If a device is connected to a wireless network, chances are some talented hackers will find a way to take advantage of its software flaws to make it do what they want, whether we’re talking about smartphones, computers, routers, and even rifles. Show More Summary
With the launch of Windows 10 by Microsoft recently, there has been quite a fair bit of news concerning the operating system, in addition to the wisdom of Wi-Fi Sense being debated among users and security experts, too. Well, the mobile...Show More Summary
For those of you who have decided to jump aboard the Windows 10 bandwagon, you might still be tinkering around the system just like a kid with a new toy. However, you might want to take note of something if you are paranoid about security- the Wi-Fi Sense feature that will be able to automatically share one’s Wi-Fi passwords with other people. Show More Summary
Hacker Samy Kamkar unveiled his latest triumph this morning: OwnStar, a tiny box that acts as a Wi-Fi hotspot and intercepts commands sent from a driver's OnStar RemoteLink app, allowing an unauthorized user to locate, unlock or start the vehicle. Show More Summary
We’ve heard of password-free programs before. First, there was Cleft, the revolutionary smartphone app that lets users log into sites sans passwords. Then, there were password managers galore, but this may just be the real thing. Meet the app that will bring about the end of Wi-Fi passwords. Show More Summary
Unless you spent all of yesterday in a cave on Mars with really crappy wi-fi, then you've probably heard that Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer admitted to killing Cecil the Lion. For those of you who did just return to Earth, welcomeShow More Summary
Windows 10's Wi-Fi Sense is meant to get your friends on your Wi-Fi network, but it's actually a dangerous over-sharer.
With the internet age, nothing can be kept a secret for long anymore. Microsoft, the technology giant, had a first hand experience
Access to The Club airport lounges can be yours for only $15.00 for a day pass through Tuesday, September 15, 2015 — and that includes complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, Wi-Fi and amenities, according to this...Show More Summary
Two US security researchers have proved the simple axiom that any gadget connected to the World Wide Web can be hacked. They broke down a Wi-Fi-connected rifle’s security system, remotely changing weapon’s targets and ultimately disabling it.
Hackers can gain access when the gun's computer is connected to Wi-Fi.