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6/9/2017
05:20 PM
Kelly Sheridan
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How End-User Devices Get Hacked: 8 Easy Ways

Security experts share the simplest and most effective methods bad guys employ to break into end-user devices.
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6/12/2017 | 2:28:52 PM
Hijacking Wireless Across Geographic Divides
As wireless mobile devices come closer to acting as an infrastructure for extended Internet ecosystems, the idea that "wireless hijacking can't be done across broad geographical regions" may quickly be proven untrue.  The work we do now to solidify security standards against local wireless hacking should include anticipation for global threats, too.  As it is, remote access of phones and mobile devices through other means besides wireless hijacking is already a reality, so all the more treating one device as a weak link in all relative wireless networks to it should be a given.     
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