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Hackers Target Wi-Fi Hotspots in New Phishing Attacks Print E-mail
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Source: FoxNews - Posted by Bill Keys   
Wireless Security Computer users have been warned of the dangers of using Wi-Fi hotspots after it emerged that cyber-criminals are targeting the networks in café chains, including Starbucks.

Times Online has uncovered evidence that criminals are using a technique known as an "evil twin attack," where victims think that they are logging on to the genuine network in a café but are in fact being diverted to a "rogue" connection.

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 — of which there are now more than 10,000 in the U.K. — can be bypassed.

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