New Wi-Fi Phishing Threat

Wifi phishing attackA new form of phishing attack which targets Wi-Fi users was discovered at a recent WLAN event in London.

The attack works when a phisher creates a fraudulent spoof website which appears to be the log-in page to a Wi-Fi network. When the user logs in through the website script up to 45 viruses and Trojans are sent to the computer. Wi-Fi business users, who are more likely to have information worth stealing, and who meet in public places such as hotel meeting areas and airport lounges are being warned to be especially careful.

Here is a guide to common phishing scams and how to avoid them –

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