Experts warn of Wi-Fi ‘evil twin’ Hotspots

Security experts fear the potential danger of so-called ‘evil twin’ Wi-Fi phishing scams.

The well-documented attack methodology centers on hackers fooling wireless network users into logging onto rogue access points set up to emulate legitimate wireless Lan equipment.

Once hackers have set up these wireless networks next to commercial hotspots, and conned users into logging on, they begin harvesting data from laptops connected to the compromised Wi-Fi network. Full Story…

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