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Wi-Fi hacks are getting more serious

And the pros are still leaving the doors wide open, says specialist. Any trade show is an opportunity for security specialists to demonstrate their skills, and last month’s Wi-Fi Planet event was no exception. AirDefense monitored all Wi-fi traffic at the show and found hackers skills are advancing, while many users are still ignorant of known security issues. In a single day at the conference, AirDefense observed 21 attempted man-in-the-middle attacks (these attempt to hijack a VPN users’ Wi-Fi connection). Frighteningly, 16 of these were successful — a massive increase on a day at the previous Wi-Fi Planet conference in June, when only three attempts out of 32 succeeded. Full Story

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