Young Pirate pulls off Wi-Fi privacy prank – sucks in security experts

By Paul Ducklin on January 16, 2015

Rogue Wi-Fi access points!

You’ll have seen them in any number of places, likely and unlikely.

Admittedly, some of them might have been entirely innocent, set up as altruistic gestures by friendly locals willing to help out visitors.

But a lot of those Wi-Fi networks with names that start with Guest... or end with ...Free Wi-Fi are genuinely fake, even if they’re only there for experimental purposes to see how recklessly passers-by might behave.

From: Naked Security by Sophos

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