Evil WiFi Hotspots Hacking Apple Pay to Steal Credit Card Information
By Brandon Stosh
Apple has been altered by mobile security researchers that a potential security flaw in iOS could lead to hackers stealing the personal credit card information of millions through Apple Pay. Due to iOS devices default setting to auto connect to Wi-Fi networks, a vulnerability in Apple pay could allow a hacker to display a fake image on the device appearing to be Apple Pay asking for your credit card information.
Today, wherever you go there are open wifi hotpots, it makes traveling easier, even when we’re are stuck without a data connection. But with the alarming amount of open hotspots, hackers are beginning to take advantage and abuse public hotspots.