Monday, January 16, 2006

Wi-Fi Security...Are You Putting Yourself at Risk?

Recent news articles caution about the security of wi-fi connections.

Dubbed the "evil twin" threat, information such as bank or credit card numbers could be intercepted when you think you're connecting to an actual wi-fi hotspot, but are connecting to it's "evil twin," set up to gather your information.

Here's an article from CNN which mentions this in the UK, but it's happening in the US too. Here's another article from CNET

ABC7 is doing a story tonight on the 10 o'clock news.

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