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EU Parliament Shuts Down Wi-Fi after Hacking Attack

Following a potentially damaging attack by a hacker, the European Parliament has shut down its Wi-Fi until the network connection can be made more secure. Though the Parliament’s connection was thought to be secure, experts are advising that the public Wi-Fi be disconnected following the exposure of a few weak security practices. The hacking attack Full Article

New York Wireless Problems Almost Fixed- Verizon

After being overwhelmed by traffic in almost 50 cell sites across its New York network, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has stated that the wireless carrier is finally back in ...Full Article

Two-Thirds of Americans Prefer Wi-Fi to Cellular

A recent survey by Deloitte has revealed that nearly two-thirds of Americans prefer to connect their smartphones to Wi-Fi networks as opposed to the cellular networks offered by providers. ...Full Article

Japan Gets Its Biggest Citywide Free Wi-Fi Network

Travelers in the Land of the Rising Sun might have noticed a strange anomaly; although Japan is one of the world leaders in technology and connectivity, free Wi-Fi networks ...Full Article

Half of All Public Wi-Fi Networks Vulnerable to Hackers

A new survey has revealed that over half of all publicly available Wi-Fi connections around the world are left open and unsecured, leaving them and their users vulnerable to ...Full Article

What is Packet Loss?

In terms of general computing, packet loss occurs when a packet (bundled data) which is travelling across a computer network fails to reach its intended destination. Packet errors are ...Full Article

NSA Tech Can Hack Wi-Fi in 8 Mile Radius

New reports on NSA privacy threats have revealed that the government organization has the ability to snoop on any targets in an 8 mile radius as long as they ...Full Article

T-Mobile 2G Connections to Receive 4G LTE Upgrade

T-Mobile customers can expect a major network update over the coming months, pushing mobile data speeds from sluggish 2G speeds to newer 4G LTE. The 4G LTE network upgrade ...Full Article

UK’s EE LTE Network to Be Live in 29 New Locations by Christmas

In the UK, EE was the only network capable of providing LTE connections to its users for a long time, now that other carriers have started to catch up, ...Full Article

Borrow Unused Bandwidth with BeWifi

In all likelihood, you don’t use your home Wi-Fi to its full capacity for the entire day, and neither do your neighbors. BeWifi is a new solution by Telefonica ...Full Article