University of Edinburgh experiencing “core network loss”, Information Services says

Many of The University of Edinburgh core internet services at the University of Edinburgh are experiencing outages. Campus WiFi was completely down on both the George Square and Kings’ Buildings campuses around 12:30PM. By 1:00PM, connectivity had started to return, however the WiFi had gone down again by 1:10pm. The University of Edinburgh’s Information Services […]

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Serious vulnerability in Wi-Fi WPA2 security protocol discovered

On Monday, Mathy Vanhoef, a Belgian researcher at KU Leuven, discovered a critical weakness in WPA2, a security protocol used to protect all modern Wi-Fi networks and devices around the world. The technique can be used by an attacker to gain access to encrypted information being sent across the network, allowing them to steal passwords, […]