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Wi-Fi password phishing attacks automated with new tool

2015/01/06

Securityweek - (International) A researcher released a tool dubbed Wifiphisher that can automate WiFi network password phishing by deauthenticating users, setting up a matching rogue access point using the target's settings, and the performing a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack using a fake firmware update notification.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/wi-fi-password-phishing-attacks-automated-new-tool

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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