The Apple Core: More drama with Apple’s AirPort security

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Date: Monday, September 25th, 2006, 09:39
Category: wireless

airportextreme.jpgApple released updates to their wireless networking drivers last week and they appear to have created more questions than they answered with it.
AirPort Update 2006-001 (version 1.0) was released to “improves AirPort reliability on Macintosh computers” and is only for Apple’s AirPort Extreme cards. An AirPort security update was also included in Security Update 2006-005.
Some have questioned whether Apple’s wireless update was released specifically as a result of the MacBook WiFi hack that was shown by David Maynor and Jon “Johnny Cache” Ellch at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas last month.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


airportextreme.jpgApple released updates to their wireless networking drivers last week and they appear to have created more questions than they answered with it.
AirPort Update 2006-001 (version 1.0) was released to “improves AirPort reliability on Macintosh computers” and is only for Apple’s AirPort Extreme cards. An AirPort security update was also included in Security Update 2006-005.
Some have questioned whether Apple’s wireless update was released specifically as a result of the MacBook WiFi hack that was shown by David Maynor and Jon “Johnny Cache” Ellch at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas last month.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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