Oh Boy, Free WiFi!

Whether for work or for play we all look to use the Internet on the go. For this reason, we often find ourselves looking through the list of available WiFi networks on our mobile devices to see if one is open for us to use. Is this a good idea? Well, probably not. How do we know that free coffee shop wifi network we see on our device isn’t really just the laptop of the guy acting as a hotspot? What nefarious intentions does he have for getting us to connect?

To see how simple this can be for a hacker to set up, watch this informative video. Please note that the video is created and sponsored by a well-known cbersecurity vendor. Our sharing of the video is for its informative content and is not meant as an endorsement of the vendor or their products.

https://vimeo.com/121471342