A public Wi-Fi network is inherently less secure than your personal, private one, because you don’t know who set it up, or who else is connecting to it.
Comcast and Xfinity suffered the biggest service interruptions across its internet, cable, and landline products. The company, which has more than 29 million business and individual customers, said on Friday that the outages stemmed from fiber optic cables at two internet infrastructure companies that were cut or otherwise disrupted.
Comcast and Xfinity users across the country Friday found themselves without working internet, and some were without television as well. Thousands of reports of the outage appeared on the website Down Detector and more than half of them said users were experiencing issues with their internet, another 15 percent of reports were of a “total blackout.”
The Wi-Fi Alliance says that WPA3’s SAE is resistant to offline dictionary attacks where an attacker tries to guess a Wi-Fi network’s password by trying various passwords in a quick succession.
CenturyLink is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit from subscribers who say they’ve been charged for services they didn’t order. To do so, CenturyLink has come up with a surprising argument—the company says it doesn’t have any customers.