Saturday, 24 January 2015

7-Year-Old Girl Performs Wifi Attack Within 11 Minutes

A 7-year-old British girl has given a demonstration of how easy it is to run a wifi attack with minimal knowledge. The demonstration was part of an awareness campaign of a VPN provider, who wants to make consumers aware of the risks of open Wi-Fi networks.

Betsy Davies, who had her parents' permission, the demonstration began with the search of instructional videos on YouTube.Then she put a "rogue access point" at which users of the Wi-Fi network without they made ​​it knew the connection. In this way, Davies could intercept the traffic of users. Eventually, they had a 10-minute and 54 seconds in order to carry out the attack. A security expert oversaw the demonstration, reports the Daily Mail .

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