Category Archives: Wireless Security

Linkstick Wireless USB 2.0 Adapter Overview

    If you own a Samsung device such as a Blue Ray player or Samsung TV then you may have heard of LinkStick.   A LinkStick allows Samsung electronics to connect wirelessly to the Internet or a computer.   For example if you owned a Samsung TV and want it to connect to the Internet, or a… Read More »

Our Picks for Top Wireless Printers For Home Use

Wireless printers come in handy for a variety of reasons not least of all since there are no wires required. A wireless printer can be set up anywhere there is Wi-Fi which makes for a very easy installation.   Also wireless printers can be used from a smartphone or tablet easily. Besides not having to run new CAT5… Read More »

Router Channel 14 The Banned Channel

  Each country in the world controls their own wireless spectrum with most following the same frequency standard.   Some countries however add something’s other countries don’t. When this happens manufactures that sell wireless devices like routers build firmware /software that can be changed from one country to the next.   Channel 14 is one of those things… Read More »

Router Channel Width

  Many routers are now coming with the ability to change the channel width and tweak the setting to get better performance.   What is channel width? Channel width can be thought of like a highway. A four lane highway can handle more cars than a two lane. Of course the bigger the highway means more of a… Read More »

Our Picks for Top Penetration Testing Books 2015

Penetration Testing is a field that interest many people, being able to attack a network legally and find vulnerabilities in a network is fun to a select few.   Gaining the knowledge needed to be able to do a Penetration Audit is always a ongoing challenge, with reading and implementing new tactics and ideas.   There is a… Read More »

A short history of Wi-Fi and its vulnerabilities

In 1985 the Federal Communication Commission released three bands of the radio spectrum: 900 MHz, 2.4 GHz, and 5 GHz. After these frequencies were opened to operate as license free wireless bands all kinds of consumer electronics began to use them, from walkie-talkies to baby monitors.   Shortly after this in the 1990s the IEEE (Institute of Electrical… Read More »