F-Secure hacks MPs to highlight public Wi-Fi risks

Friday 10 July 2015 | 11:05 CET | News
Security and privacy software provider F-Secure has teamed with penetration testing expert Mandalorian Security Services and the Cyber Security Research Institute to conduct a test in London to show the ease with which personal data can be hacked when the target is using public Wi-Fi. The testers hacked into the devices of three UK politicians - David Davis MP, Mary Honeyball MEP and Lord Strasburger. The exercise was carried out with the permission of the politicians who admitted that they had received no formal training or information about the relative ease with which computers can be

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: F-Secure
Countries: United Kingdom
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