NCSU team working to defend against Wi-Fi attacks

September 26, 2011 |

The next time you’re mainlining caffeine at the local coffee shop only to be disrupted by the Wi-Fi connection’s glacial speed, take a look around. It may be your neighbor – not your computer – that’s slowing you down. Researchers at N.C. State University are one step closer to improving wireless security against such attacks after developing a way to measure the impact the jams cause on Wi-Fi technologies.