Hackers are able to develop tools known as sniffers that allow them to access
certain website accounts of users sharing a Wi-Fi network. This research note
describes this process, identifies certain websites that are particularly
vulnerable, and provides advice on how consumers can protect themselves.
This is a Mercator Advisory Group Note and is available through a
membership services relationship. It is also available for one-off purchase.
Members of Mercator Advisory Group's Fraud, Risk and Analytics Advisory
Service have access to this report as well as the upcoming research for
the year ahead, presentations, analyst access and other membership benefits
The Dangers of Public Wi-Fi: Fraud Implications of Sniffer-Based Attacks published by Mercator Advisory Group, Inc. in August 1, 2012. This report price starts from US $ 950.