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Public Wi-Fi Security
In this lesson, Tom Freemont, CEO of Pro Connect, is being interviewed on Power Brunch as he witnesses his stock price collapse right before his eyes. As it turns out, his site was hacked substantially greater than was first reported, and was done so through a Public Wi-Fi trap at an airport that a Pro Connect employee connected to.

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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RESEARCHERS’ PUBLIC WI-FI TRAP CATCHES HUNDREDS OF UNSECURE HONG KONG SMARTPHONE USERS

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.

THE DANGEROUS COST OF ‘FREE’ WI-FI

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.

13 TERRIFYING WAYS HACKERS CAN USE YOUR SMARTPHONE AND HOW TO STOP THEM

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.

DANGERS OF CONNECTING TO PUBLIC WI-FI

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.

WHAT IS A MAN-IN-THE-MIDDLE ATTACK?

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.

Public Wi-Fi Security

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