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iPhone hotspots in iOS 15 to gain WPA3 security

The rollout of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 this fall will help improve the security of iPhones and iPads as a Wi-Fi hotspot, with Apple including support for the improved WPA3 protocol for the feature in the operating systems.Users of iPhones and iPads on iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 will be familiar with using their devices as a Wi-Fi hotspot, connecting their other devices to share their iPhone’s cellular connection. However, these impromptu hotspots are currently only able to offer connectivity over WPA2.With the introduction of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, the inclusion of WPA3 support should help make the wireless hotspots more secure, reports MacRumors. While Apple devices are capable of connecting to existing WPA3 networks, the hotspot feature of iPhones didn’t offer the option to use the protocol, which will change in the next milestone operating system release. Read more…
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