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Ziggo hotspot security called into question

Tuesday 7 May 2013 | 09:49 CET | News
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Ziggo is apparently not using certificates when establishing secure connections for its hotspots, according to Webwereld. The Dutch cable provider is instead using a WPA2 configuration. In this case, the RADIUS network server does not use certificates. Ziggo told its Wi-Fi hotspot users to disable the server certification configuration option, which could make the use of hotspots unsafe. Ziggo said that the use of certificates can give a false sense of security. Ziggo announced at the end of April that it would activate hotspots via the modems of almost one million customers by the end of

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Companies: Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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