Shady public Wi-Fi networks are up there with Nigerian scammers for the most cliched way to get hacked. But just as surely as people will continue using “password12″, set up free Wi-Fi, and people will come. To prove the point, researchers from Avast set up a bunch of likely-looking Wi-Fi networks at Barcelona airport, in order to trap people passing through for Mobile World Congress. Using names like “Starbucks”, “Airport_Free_Wifi_AENA“ and “MWC Free WiFi”, the researchers captured two thousand users in four hours.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Gizmodo