Last fall, news broke of a new cyberattack that specifically targeted the current industry standard encryption protocol for wireless devices. Now, tech security leaders realize it’s time to update the way we connect to online networks. In today’s alert, learn how to protect your privacy until the new encryption standard is ready to roll out.
Public Wi-Fi is incredibly susceptible to hackers — I don’t recommend using it unless you’re also using a VPN (virtual private network). But most people feel pretty safe using their own personal Wi-Fi connection at home or work, right? If you’re one of those people, here is a good reason you should be a little more careful — no matter what wireless network you are connected to.
In the first of this week’s must-read articles, you’ll learn how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft when you least expect it. Today’s roundup also discusses the White House’s new cyber policy, the practicality of drone registration and why many preppers will die when the SHTF.
This edition of the Weekly Drop covers how to spot and lose a tail, how to acquire a gun suppressor and the best self-defense techniques for the elderly. Take a look.