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Wireless Security Technical Point-of-View Wireless Security Technical Point-of-View W ireless network (Wi-Fi) is now widely established and utilized at home, offices and everywhere in public areas such as rail stations, streets, and etc. This newsletter provides the technical knowledge of Wi-Fi technologies, relevant threats and countermeasures for building a secure internal Wi-Fi network. For the end user best practices of using Wi-Fi, please refer to another newsletter entitled “Wireless Network, Best Practices for General User”. Wireless Technologies | Classification of Networks Technological advancement in wireless communications has led to the worldwide proliferation of networks. The various kinds of network…show more content…
Please respond with the code sent to your mobile device to stop unauthorized activity.” The victim replies with the code, and the attacker gains access to the victim’s email account. As Grzonkowski notes, after resetting the account password, the attacker could send the victim an SMS stating, “Thank you for verifying your Google account. Your temporary password is [TEMPORARY PASSWORD.” New Spear Phishing Attack Bypasses Two Factor Authentication5 By clicking on the “forgot password” link and requesting the verification code, the attacker prompts the email provider to send an SMS message with the code to the victim’s mobile phone. To get the code, the attacker then sends the victim a separate SMS message saying something like, “Google has detected unusual activity on your account. Please respond with the code sent to your mobile device to stop unauthorized activity.” The victim replies with the code, and the attacker gains access to the victim’s email account. As Grzonkowski notes, after resetting the account password, the attacker could send the victim an SMS stating, “Thank you for verifying your Google account. Your temporary password is [TEMPORARY PASSWORD.” As there are obvious flaws in WEP, another wireless security algorithm, Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), was introduced in 2003 by Wi-Fi Alliance4. WPA was the interim security
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