The Clear Dangers of Wi-Fi Hotspots

The Clear Dangers of Wi-Fi Hotspots

The Clear Dangers of Wi-Fi Hotspots

“Here’s what an eavesdropper sees when you use an unsecured Wi-Fi hotspot” is a must read article from Eric Geier, “PC World”

“You’ve probably read at least one story with warnings about using unsecure public Wi-Fi hotspots, so you know that eavesdroppers can capture information traveling over those networks. But nothing gets the point across as effectively as seeing the snooping in action. So I parked myself at my local coffee shop the other day to soak up the airwaves and see what I could see.”  For a graphic illustration of how easily Eric Geier was able to use a simple app to capture data from his own device, continue reading Here’s what an eavesdropper sees when you use an unsecured Wi-Fi hotspot | PCWorld

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