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Warning of webmail wi-fi hijack

Discussion in 'General Webmaster Helpdesk' started by gkd_uk, Aug 4, 2007.

  1. gkd_uk

    gkd_uk Moderator Moderator Webmaster

    Using public wi-fi hotspots has got much riskier as security experts unveil tools that nab login data over the air.
    Demonstrated at the Black Hat hacker conference in Las Vegas, the tools make it far easier to steal account details, said Robert Graham of Errata Security.

    Identifying files called cookies are stolen in the attack which let hackers pose as their victim.

    This gives attackers access to mail messages or the page someone maintains on sites such as MySpace or Facebook.

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  2. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    Yes, I can images this being risky, one should always set password and encryption on wifi network

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