Evil twin WiFi hackers know their target – rich people

Bogus hotspots aka ‘Evil Twins’ was found in the first class lounge of an international airport, and in garages that specialise in expensive cars that offered Wi-Fi while you wait, reports Iain Thomson of Vnunet.

The article defines the evil twin like this:

So called ‘evil twin’ attacks involve putting a wireless access point near a commercial hotspot and giving it the same name.

The company interviewed by the reporter sees this threat as ‘Wireless phishing‘.

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Juha-Matti

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