Fake wi-fi hacks personal data from smartphones
You think your smartphone is secure? Think again.
November 23, 2010 5:06 by kippreport
Smartphones have recently become an attractive target for hackers, as fake wi-fi allows them to steal personal data and log into private social networking accounts.
The BBC’s Rory Cellan-Jones and Tom Beale from security firm Vigilante Bespoke reveal how data can be stolen from a smartphone in less than five seconds, even if it is password-protected. Be afraid.