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03/2013

Underexposed risks of public Wi-Fi hotspots

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All is not always as it appears when users access public Wi-Fi networks via seemingly authentic and trustworthy providers. This article, in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis series seeks to raise awareness of the underexposed risks for identity and data theft by exploring the status quo and potential developments for minimising those risks.

Table Of Contents

  • Raising awareness of risks associated with the use of public Wi-Fi hotspots
  • The problem
  • Wi-Fi roaming: it’s not a bug, it’s a feature

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