February 5, 2012 — Ralph Ritoch, from VNetPublishing.Com has released the latest version of the popular WordPress security plugin named Web Security Tools. The plugin provides some new features, including the ability to detect and destroy new and unknown PHP virus strains along with its existing dictionary of viruses. Other new features include encryption support in the threat definition libraries, email notifications, and protection against multi-byte character encoding attacks which are commonly used in a hacking method known as SQL injection.
With the popularity of wireless networks and mobile computing, an overall understanding of common security issues has become not only relevant, but very necessary for both home/SOHO users and IT professionals alike. This article is aimed at illustrating current security flaws in WEP/WPA/WPA2.
Successfully cracking a wireless network assumes some basic familiarity with networking principles and terminology, as well as working with command-line tools. A basic familiarity with Linux can be helpful as well.
Disclaimer: Attempting to access a network other than your own, or one you have permission to use is illegal in some U.S. and other local jurisdictions. Web Ninja Wannabe and SpeedGuide.net, Inc are not to be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or misuse of the information in this article.