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How Wi-Fi Attackers are poisoning web browsers

How Wi-Fi Attackers are poisoning web browsers

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Public Wi-Fi networks such as those in coffee shops and airports present a bigger security threat than ever to computer users because attackers can intercede over wireless to poison users' browser caches in order to present fake Web pages or even steal data at a later time. That’s according to security researcher Mike Kershaw, developer of the Kismet wireless network detector and intrusion-detection system, who spoke at the Black Hat conference.

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9151979/How_Wi_Fi_attackers_are_poisoning_Web_browsers?taxonomyId=85 

-Urs


 

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