Mitnick In The News
Well, so do not use public wifi network
Sep 11, 2016 - hvg.hu, by Staff
You know what they say: the well-known and has reformed hacker demonstrated how easy it is to steal data from users of public WiFi and then take control of their machines.
Whether it's a park, mall or airport, connected to a public Wi-Fi, a moment not feel safe in ourselves. And someone says (and demonstrate), who has long been a dark side: Kevin Mitnick, the notorious hacker who is now a recognized security expert.
Mitnick there are three simple steps to be obtained by the public WiFi users data. First of all, to create a fake wifi network (in this presentation, "Telstra Air"). If you log in to this one, you can already record keyboard keystrokes, and thus has become the user names, passwords and other personal information available.
If the hacker also sent fake updates to the machine that you installed the unsuspecting victim, you'll gain control over the computer. In addition, according to Mitnick, the hacker necessary tools to those mentioned are all there on the net, and even a school is able to use these - reported in the Mail Online , the assistance given to the video, which the hacker demonstrates the above.
See Video: http://hvg.hu/tudomany/20160901_kevin_mitnick_nyilvanos_wifi_veszelyei