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Public Wi-Fi Hotspots

A Wi-Fi hotspot is defined as any location in which 802.11 (wireless) technology both exists and is available for use to consumers. Here are...

Hotspot

A specific geographic location in which an access point provides public wireless broadband network services to mobile visitors through a WLAN. Hotspots are often...

Spoofing

What is spoofing? As it pertains to cybersecurity, spoofing is when a person disguises themself as a trusted source to gain access to important or...

Phishing

What is phishing? Phishing is a type of cybercrime in which victims are contacted by email, telephone, or text message by an attacker posing as...

Passpoint

Passpoint is a Wi-Fi Alliance protocol that discovers and authenticates Wi-Fi hotspots for accessing the internet. Read more at Webopedia.

10 Best Security and Privacy Browser Extensions For Chrome

In this Webopedia article we discuss the popular and trusted choices in privacy and security browser extensions for Chrome. Includes top picks for VPNs,...

Project Fi

Project Fi is a virtual mobile network, owned by Google. It uses technology partners to help mobile customers connect to the best available Wi-Fi...

BYON – Bring Your Own Network

BYON, or Bring Your Own Network, is an evolution of the term BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in the consumerization of IT that refers...

iOS 8

iOS 8 is the eighth major update for Apple's iOS mobile operating system that runs on portable Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad and...

OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite is version 10.10 of Apple Computer's Mac OS X operating system for Macintosh desktop, laptop and server computers. OS X Yosemite...

Kindle

What is a Kindle? Kindle is a line of Android-powered portable e-book reader devices developed by Amazon that enable users to shop for, download and...

4G LTE

4G LTE is an abbreviation for fourth generation Long Term Evolution that was developed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project. LTE is a particular...