A newly-revealed vulnerability dubbed Kr00k affects more than one billion devices with Broadcom Wi-Fi chips. It's been patched for some but not all of them, and could let hackers steal Wi-Fi passwords and read your data.
It’s no secret that few Wi-Fi routers have strong security. It might be alarming, however, to hear that many of today’s high-rated routers have fewer protections than those of 15 years ago, says the CITL research lab at ShmooCon.
Heading to the Winter Olympics in South Korea or another major public event? Don’t let yourself get so carried away with excitement that you forget that the bad guys are just waiting for you to slip up.