Many people are also fooled into using fake WiFi hotspots in airports, notes Pierluigi Stella, chief technical officer for Network Box USA.
”Say you are in the San Francisco airport and your wireless shows SFAIrport, no password, free connection. How many people do you think have the skills or even the mindset to question the legitimacy of that wireless connection? And wonder if that’s nothing more than a hacker’s device lurking around? You connect, you browse, you email, and all the while, he’s logging all your data and hacking your computer,” Stella said. (Read more)