Thanks Google, But Airport Wi-Fi Should Always Be Free (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Google’s getting more than the usual amount of attention this week for sponsoring free airport Wi-Fi during the holiday season. And rightfully so: During a long layover, no one wants to fire up their laptop and Web browser only to see a Web page demanding money for Internet access.

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Google making SSL changes, other sites quiet (CNET via Yahoo! News)

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

A security researcher has been in discussions with Google on an exploit he plans to release that would allow a hacker to easily intercept someone’s communications with supposedly secure Web sites over an unsecured Wi-Fi network, but other sites, like Facebook, Yahoo Mail, and Hotmail, remain vulnerable.

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