This story was inspired by the LinkedIn breach where originally it was thought that only 6.5M credentials were leaked. As it turns out, in May of 2016 we learn that number was actually 117M.
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Just to find out how often people fall for Wifi traps, researchers in Hong Kong set up a trap to find out just how many people can be easily tempted to log in to malicious hotspots. This article gives you statistics on the number of random users who connected to the malicious Wifi.
CIO reports on a research survey conducted by Avast to find out the number of users who fell for a free Wifi trap. Over 68% of users gave up their identity to the attackers. This report discusses the dangers of free Wifi.
Hackers can do more than just steal your identity and credentials. They can even use your smartphone. This article discusses 13 ways attackers can use your smartphone for malicious purposes.
This article covers the basic security dangers of connecting to public Wifi and what you can do to identify malicious hotspots. It also helps you keep safe when using public Wifi hotspots to keep your identity safe.
The essence of malicious Wifi hotspots is a man in the middle attack. This article explains man in the middle attacks, how they work, and what you can do to avoid them.