How safe will Canberra’s free Wi-Fi network be?

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Internet security experts have welcomed the launch of Australia’s largest free public Wi-Fi system in Canberra but have voiced concerns regarding data security and the potential for phishing. Read the full story HERE……

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Wi-Fi HYPEGASM: Huawei demos 10Gbps in lab test

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Huawei has planted another flag in 802.11ax standardisation, claiming a demonstration of 10.53 Gbps Wi-Fi throughput in the 5 GHz band. The lab trial took place on the company’s Shenzhen research campus. Read the full story HERE…..

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The Moon is Now a Wi-Fi Hotspot

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Complimentary Wi-Fi is so commonplace that a business advertising its “hotspot” in the window seems somewhat passé. But a new hotspot location should impress even the most jaded among us: For the first time, scientists have demonstrated it’s possible to beam a wireless Internet signal across the 238,900 miles separating Earth from the moon. Read the full story HERE…..

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City to expand free Wi-Fi by transforming old pay phones into hotspots

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New York is on its way to becoming one of the most wired cities in the country. The de Blasio administration is vowing to create a public Wi-Fi network that would provide free Internet access across large parts of the city beginning next year. Read more HERE…….

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Google says snagging data over unsecured Wi-Fi isn’t illegal, goes to Supreme Court

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Google has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision by an appeals court that its collection of data from unencrypted Wi-Fi networks is not exempt under federal wiretap laws. …Read the full story HERE

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Thermaltake’s BlacX Docking Station Has Wi-Fi

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Thermaltake has announced a new accessory – the BlacX Urban WiFi docking station. This product, in short, is simply a hot-swap hard drive docking station with a built-in wireless adapter.

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Wi-Fi Alliance says Smart TV security lapse is a ‘one off’

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Our story from yesterday, reporting research that Smart TVs from Philips could suffer from security flaws, has brought this comment from the Wi-Fi Alliance. ….Read the full story HERE

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Wi-Fi hacking quadcopter from SA security firm

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Wi-Fi, as it is implemented in smartphones and other mobile devices today, has a number of security vulnerabilities that could make it easy to track, and even intercept data from a device. …Read the full story HERE

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Apple’s Deafening Silence On ‘GoToFail’ Security Flaw

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On Friday, Apple quietly issued an update for iPhones and iPads that fixed a big problem: encryption wouldn’t stop an attacker on the same network from intercepting sensitive information sent during banking sessions, email sessions or Facebook chats. …Read the full story HERE

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Mac users warned against using public Wi-Fi networks

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Security experts have advised companies to ban employees using Mac laptops to connect to public Wi-Fi networks, including those at the RSA Conference this week, until Apple releases a patch for a serious vulnerability that can be easily exploited in a man-in-the-middle attack. Read the full story HERE

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We at Aimless Wanderings want to help assist the local humane societies find homes for their older cats. An older cat is harder to find a forever home, by taking the fees away from the adoption we hope to make their stay in the shelter as short as possible.

These fees range between $40 and $70 dollars, as we are looking to sponser the older ones of the group. The Humane Society we are currently working to help is the Conway Humane Society you can find the site and there current list of furry residences at

https://www.conwayshelter.org/pages/adopt_cats.html