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Andrew Sanders

Title

Municipal WiFi is About as Secure as You Think it is

Summary

Free WiFi is great… if it's safe. But if free WiFi isn't safe in coffee shops and bars, how safe is it when it covers an entire city? An Israeli hacker just demonstrated the ability to use a single buffer overflow attack to compromise every free WiFi user in the entire city of Tel Aviv. Therefore, if you're in a city with free WiFi access, your security concerns just multiplied.

Author

Andrew Sanders

Links

  • http://www.pcworld.com/article/3140627/security/hacker-shows-how-easy-it-is-to-take-over-a-citys-public-wi-fi-network.html