Hackers show off long-distance Wi-Fi radio proxy at DEF CON | InfoWorld

A talk about a radio-based privacy device dubbed ProxyHam that promised to allow hackers to connect to Wi-Fi networks from as far as 2.5 miles away was abruptly pulled from the DEF CON schedule by its creator a few weeks ago.Cloud review: 8 public cloud services put to the testFrom Amazon to Windows Azure, IaaS clouds differ widely in features, complexity, and speedREAD NOWThe incident, which some speculated was the result of pressure from the FBI or the NSA, outraged the security community. But as hackers are not the type to give up easily, they quickly came up with a replacement that in many respects is better than the original.

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