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Windows 7: Using wifi when your out on your phone

30 Apr 2012   #1
xxsicknessxx

windows7 64bit
 
 
Using wifi when your out on your phone

I heard of.all kind things happen on out side wifi. Does Android have built in protection? Or what do you think seeing How phone have as much info as a computer. Is best not use free wifi like at local shops


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30 Apr 2012   #2
mrdemon

Windows 7 Home Pre
 
 

I see a program over in the UK, basicly your Phone will look for a wifi that you have used before, if your phone connects to this and you use it too connect to the internet you will be giving your detials that you log at that time to the person that is waiting with the Hacking software.

I believe it was the Gadget show. A channel 5 Production. Very interesting watching it.
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02 May 2012   #3
V43L1N

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mrdemon View Post
I see a program over in the UK, basicly your Phone will look for a wifi that you have used before, if your phone connects to this and you use it too connect to the internet you will be giving your detials that you log at that time to the person that is waiting with the Hacking software.

I believe it was the Gadget show. A channel 5 Production. Very interesting watching it.
Best practice would be to never use public WIFI, even if the WIFI has encryption enabled. Remember, you are not the only one that is connected to that WIFI. All it takes is a little know how, and all the data transmitted over that wireless network can be captured. This holds true for laptops as well!

If you do end up using public access WIFI, please remember:
-Never log into any site requiring a username and password
-When you are not using your WIFI connection, turn it off.
-Turn off your Bluetooth connection as well, it can be exploited.
-Use these connections for basic surfing only (not facebook, or any other social media site)

Hope this helps answer some of your questions.
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