Free WiFi Trap: How Hackers Use It To Steal Your Info

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When we go cafe-hopping, we often look out for free Wi-Fi. But beware – these wireless networks could be spoofed by criminals, who could use it to spy on you and harvest your data. To demonstrate the dangers of connecting to rogue Wi-Fi, Dan Tan, an expert from Checkpoint Security Software Technologies, spoofed Changi Airport’s free Wi-Fi. When Why It Matters host Joshua Lim connected to it, Dan was able to read whatever he typed on the phone and even download documents that Joshua opened on his cloud storage.

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