Hackers Target Wi-Fi Hotspots in New Phishing Attacks

    Date07 May 2007
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    Posted ByBill Keys
    Computer users have been warned of the dangers of using Wi-Fi hotspots after it emerged that cyber-criminals are targeting the networks in caf Once logged on to the twin network, the victim's every keystroke is captured by the fraudster, who controls the connection from a nearby laptop and uses it to extract information for the purpose of committing identity fraud.

    In a chatroom used to discuss the technique, also known as a "man in the middle" attack, Times Online saw information changing hands about how security at Wi-Fi hotspots

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