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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 02 July 2015 - 05:05 PM

Wi-Fi password-sharing feature in Windows 10 raises security concerns
 
By Blair Hanley Frank  Follow
IDG News Service | Jul 1, 2015 9:05 PM PT
 
With the launch of Windows 10, anyone who walks into your house and gets your Wi-Fi password for their PC could potentially let all their friends onto your network, thanks to a new feature that has ignited controversy online.
 

 

 

 



#2 Chachazz

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Posted 02 July 2015 - 07:56 PM

Windows 10 will share your Wi-Fi key with your friends' friends
A Windows 10 feature, Wi-Fi Sense, smells like a security risk: it shares Wi-Fi passwords with the user's contacts.
http://www.theregist...10_wi_fi_sense/