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Confident Computing #849 - Can Hotel Internet Traffic Be Sniffed?

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Remember when we could travel? The "before time"? It'll come back, I promise. Smile

When it does there's a surprising security risk that many people overlook: internet provided by someone else, like the hotel at which you're staying.

It's as bad as "open Wi-Fi", if not actually worse.

This week's featured article -- Can Hotel Internet Traffic Be Sniffed? -- explores the details.

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This Week's Featured Article

Can Hotel Internet Traffic Be Sniffed?

Can Hotel Internet Traffic Be Sniffed?
It's as bad as open Wi-Fi.

Many hotels offer both wired and wireless internet, but with those hotel internet connections comes a security risk most folks don't consider.


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Posted: February 23, 2021 in: 2021
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