January 22, 2005

Evil Twins Threaten Wi-Fi Users

Scott writes "Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) users are at risk from a new kind of threat known as âevil twinsâ. Evil twins are bogus internet connections setup by fraudsters to mimic the real thing.

Wi-Fi users think they have logged into a bona fide internet provider. They then submit personal details such as bank passwords and credit card numbers through the internet connection â and straight into the hands of criminals."

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